Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, whose tenure has been marred by controversy and accusations of perjury before Congress, has resigned. A senior administration official said he would announce the decision later this morning in Washington.
Mr. Gonzales, who had rebuffed calls for his resignation, submitted his to President Bush by telephone on Friday, the official said. His decision was not immediately announced, the official added, until after the president invited him and his wife to lunch at his ranch near here.
Monday, August 27, 2007
Controversial Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, according to the New York Times and the Associated Press. Gonzales submitted his resignation to the President on Friday, and an official announcement is expected later today.
So there you have it, another rat is leaving a sinking ship!