Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Alaska AG: Palin subpoenas won't be honored

Alaska AG: Palin subpoenas won't be honored
And five Alaska lawmakers file suit to end ‘Troopergate’ probe
Assoicated Press - September 16th, 2008

JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's investigation into whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her power, a potentially damaging distraction for John McCain's presidential campaign, ran into intensified resistance Tuesday when the attorney general said state employees would refuse to honor subpoenas in the case.

In a letter to state Sen. Hollis French, the Democrat overseeing the investigation, Republican Attorney General Talis Colberg asked that the subpoenas be withdrawn. He also said the employees would refuse to appear unless either the full state Senate or the entire Legislature votes to compel their testimony.

Colberg, who was appointed by Palin, said the employees are caught between their respect for the Legislature and their loyalty to the governor, who initially agreed to cooperate with the inquiry but has increasingly opposed it since McCain chose her as his running mate...

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Alaska AG: Palin subpoenas won't be honored

2 comments:

Yakman said...

NObama, none of the time

Vote Issues, Not Gender! said...

That is a fine chant, but where is the substance behind your post? What can you say to back up your statement?

As an Independent, I have issues with both parties, but obviously, I have more issues with McCain/Palin getting into office than I do with Obama.