We are the 99%

April 28, 2006

Fighting Back!

Taking the President to Court
Rep. John Conyers (D-Michigan) plans to file a suit today in federal district court in Detroit "against the President, members of the Cabinet and other federal officers seeking to have a simple truth confirmed: a bill not passed by the House and Senate is not a law, even if the President signs it. As such, the Budget bill cannot be treated as the law of the land."

Rove to be Charged?
"Patrick J. Fitzgerald, the special prosecutor in the C.I.A. leak case, is expected to decide in the next two to three weeks whether to bring perjury charges against Karl Rove, the powerful adviser to President Bush, lawyers involved in the case said Thursday."

MSNBC reports Rove believes he is in legal jeopardy
'Karl Rove has described his three and a half hour meeting with a grand jury as grueling, and is more worried about being prosecuted than ever, MSNBC is reporting.

RAW STORY has also learned that an MSNBC report tonight revealed that one of Rove's lawyers said the presidential adviser described his fifth grand jury appearance as "hell."'

Senate Filibuster
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) conducted a filibuster in the Senate yesterday to "eliminate royalty relief for oil companies when the price of oil is above $50 a barrel."

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