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Tony Snow on Senate's Probe of Gonzales: 'They Have Produced Bupkis'

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

Tony Snow on Senate's Probe of Gonzales: 'They Have Produced Bupkis'

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Meeting with reporters today, White House spokesman Tony Snow fielded one question after another about Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' latest showing in his appearance before a Senate committee yesterday.

Snow was ready with some colorfully supportive quotes.

"We continue to believe that the Attorney General has testified truthfully...

"Well, what's interesting is that there have been all these hearings on the Attorney General and yet nobody has really laid a glove on him...

"At this point, we have hundreds of hearings that have produced bupkis....

"What we've been trying to do is to create a little air of dignity in this town, where at the very beginning of this Congress there was a lot of talk about getting work done, setting a new tone. And instead what have we gotten? We have got insults, insinuations, investigations and inquisitions....

"And what has happened is that there is generated this idea of, let's go on a fishing expedition and let's haul somebody up, and let's make insinuations without having firm proof. And what that does is it creates a toxic atmosphere. …

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