The List

Bill Scher

After Kyle Sampson’s testimony, Talking Points Memo noted that Sampson was very murky about how prosecutor’s names got onto the purge list.

Today, Gonzales is generally characterizing the list as something he asked Sampson to compile and put before him.

That still leaves murky, in the Bush administration’s telling, how exactly names made the list — such as, if White House officials or Senators put them on the list for partisan reasons.

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