House Judiciary Committee may grant immunity to former Gonzales aide Brett Murphy at 2:06 PM ET
[JURIST] The US House Judiciary Committee [official website] will consider a resolution granting immunity to Monica M. Goodling [JURIST news archive], former special counsel to the US Attorney General, in exchange for her testimony concerning last year's firing of eight US Attorneys [JURIST news archive], according to a prepared statement read by committee chairman Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) [official website] Tuesday. If two-thirds of the committee agree to the resolution, an application would be submitted to the federal district court for a grant of immunity. Speaking on the proposal, Conyers stated that Goodling's testimony is pivotal in clearing up "the many inconsistencies and gaps surrounding this matter."
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