Thursday, February 28, 2008

Ashcroft to Testify on No-Bid Contract

Democracy Now! | Headlines for February 27, 2008: "Former Attorney General John Ashcroft has agreed to testify before Congress on a lucrative no-bid government contract. Under the deal, Ashcroft’s consulting firm would receive as much as $52 million to monitor out-of-court settlements between prosecutors and corporations. Ashcroft was awarded the contract by New Jersey’s top federal prosecutor, Christopher Christie. Ashcroft was Christie’s boss during his stint as Attorney General."

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