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President Obama fires federal attorney

Ousted AmeriCorps watchdog defends waste probe
June 12, 2009 by ANN SANNER and PETE YOST

What’s behind Obama’s sudden attempt to fire the AmeriCorps inspector general?
June 11, 2009 by Byron York

There are a number of unanswered questions today about President Obama’s abrupt decision to fire the inspector general of the AmeriCorps program, Gerald Walpin. Obama sent letters to House and Senate leaders yesterday informing them that he was firing Walpin, effective 30 days from the date of the letters.

“It is vital that I have the fullest confidence in the appointees serving as Inspectors General,” the president wrote. “That is no longer the case with regard to this Inspector General.”

Fired Inspector General Walpin On Obama’s Smear: “That’s a Total Lie!”
June 17, 2009 by Gateway Pundit

Let’s see, George W. Bush fires federal lawyers and it’s a big scandal, but Barack Obama fires one and hardly a peep. I wonder if anyone will try to argue the “it was only one” defense.

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