Fitzgerald submitted his response to Libby’s request for bond pending appeal today. Basically, it reiterates the points he made in last week’s hearing on the issue, though in the written form that allows some snark.
Congress Doesn’t Need New Laws
The filing starts by undercutting Libby’s Appointments Clause complaint with a simple reading of the law.
Remarkably, defendant’s application, while suggesting that the AAG might have addressed the urgent conflict-of-interest issue by opting to