Specter: Gonzales may resign before no-confidence vote Michael Sung at 9:10 AM ET
[JURIST] US Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) [official profile], the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he believed a "sizable number" of Republican members of Congress would join Democrats in a vote of no-confidence [JURIST report] in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales [JURIST news archive]. In his appearance [transcript; recorded video] on CBS News' Face the Nation, Specter also said he had a "sense" Gonzales may step down "before the vote [of no-confidence] is taken." Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesperson Brian Roehrkasse, told reporters Sunday that Gonzales "remains focused on the important work that the American people expect him to do." AP has more.
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