DOJ: U.S. Attorneys Fired For Not Bringing Trumped Up Voter Fraud Cases Against Swing State Dems

Nearly half the U.S. attorneys slated for removal by the administration last year were targets ofpermanentmajority.jpg Republican complaints that they were lax on voter fraud, including efforts by presidential adviser Karl Rove to encourage more prosecutions of election- law violations, according to new documents and interviews.

Of the 12 U.S. attorneys known to have been dismissed or considered for removal last year, five were identified by Rove or other administration officials as working in districts that were trouble spots for voter fraud — Kansas City, Mo.; Milwaukee; New Mexico; Nevada; and Washington state. Four of the five prosecutors in those districts were dismissed.

WASHINGTON POST: Allow Us To Connect The Dots, This Was All Part Of A Karl Rove Plot To Render Democracy In This Country Null & Void And Replace It With GOP Perma-Rule — We Are NOT Making This Up!

UPDATE: Deputy Attorney General Of The United States Paul J. McNulty Announces Resignation — Making Him The Highest Ranking Bush Appointee To Step Down In The Wake Of The Scandal [ASSOCIATED PRESS]

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