Pursuant to a subpoena issued earlier this month, Karl Rove was due to appear for a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee today. But as CongressMatters reports, despite being "expected" to appear this time, Rove was a no show. Contacted by ThinkProgress, the House Judiciary Committee confirmed the report of Rove's absence. Days before leaving office, "Bush's White House counsel, Fred Fielding, sent letters to Rove, Miers, and Bolten, instructing them to continue to ignore congressional demands for information about anything they did while at the While House."Man, I hate that guy.
Posted by Melissa McEwan at Monday, February 23, 2009
Remember last week when Karl Rove's attorney said Rove wouldn't invoke the Fifth Amendment to avoid answering questions about Attorneygate...? Yeah, he just decided to not show up at all instead: