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  • "The assertion of the Fifth Amendment by a senior Justice official is a significant indictment of the department's integrity," Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, says. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Ariz. prosecutor asserts Fifth Amendment rights

    The chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona cited his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing Friday to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in its ongoing investigation into the failed "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation.

  • "The assertion of the Fifth Amendment by a senior Justice official is a significant indictment of the department's integrity," Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, says. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Ariz. prosecutor asserts Fifth in 'Fast and Furious' probe

    The chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona cited his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing Friday to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in its ongoing investigation into the failed "Fast and Furious" gunrunning operation.

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  • In a letter to the committee, Mr. Romero wrote: "As a professional courtesy, and to avoid needless preparation by the committee and its staff for a deposition next week, I am writing to advise you that my client is going to assert his constitutional privilege not to be compelled to be a witness against himself.

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  • "My client is, in fact, innocent, but he has been ensnared by the unfortunate circumstances in which he now stands between two branches of government. I will therefore be instructing him to assert his constitutional privilege," Mr. Romero wrote.

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