We thought something was strange last night as the deadline for Harriet Miers' second take on the Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire came and went without a response. We were right: George W. Bush has just "reluctantly" accepted Miers' request to withdraw her nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court. Miers reportedly told Bush that her nomination had become a "burden" on the White House.
Bush withdraws Miers nomination
She says her nomination had become a "burden" on the White House.
October 27, 2005 5:03PM (UTC)
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