“The Department is not aware of Karl Rove playing any role in the decision to appoint Mr. Griffin.”
Uhm, wow. Just… AM I TAKING CRAZY PILLS? It’s like a lie so blatant you have to make sure you’re not wrong yourself.
From this group of docs. Pg 10 or so.
And, for the have-to-see-to-believe folks:
UPDATE: It’s so easy, even a blogger can do it: From a Dec. 19, 2006 email from Kyle Sampson to Monica Goodling (in the WH): He “know[s] that getting [Griffin] appointed was important to Harriet, Karl, etc.”
Page 65 of part three of last week’s DoJ document dump.