watchdog will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to answer
questions about political hiring at the Justice Department. Senator
Patrick Leahy says he called the hearing so he can get to the bottom of what he
says is improper influence by partisan appointees throughout government.
Ross Sneyd reports.
The head of the
Environmental Protection Agency initially supported partly granting California’s petition for a greenhouse gas emissions waiver,
but reversed himself after hearing from White House officials, says a new