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Harriet Miers Watch: First a “NO”

Boxes of questionnaires relating to the nomination of White House Counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court arrive on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, for delivery to the Senate Judiciary Committee which will hold confirmation hearings on the nomination.

The Smoking Gun has Miers’ Pays Her Dues.

Miers also noted that when Sandra Day O’Connor announced in July her intention to retire, “I was asked whether my name should be considered. I indicated at that time that I did not want to be considered.” That stance, of course, changed following the September death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. After initially participating in reviews of “potential nominees to fill a second vacancy,” Miers discovered “that individuals at the White House began considering me as a potential nominee without advising me.”

Flap thinks anyone would have a hard time not to accept the calling of your President.

A link to the completed questionnaire is here and here.

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