More lawmakers are calling for Alberto Gonzales’ resignation and the Senate is even considering a symbolic no-confidence vote, but the White House announced Friday that the president will stand by his man: “The attorney general has the full confidence of the president. … We think he’s been a very strong attorney general and we continue to support him.”

AFP via Raw Story:

Democrat senators said they plan to hold a no-confidence vote on Gonzales soon, a move dismissed by the White House.

“I think we would consider it to be just another political stunt,” Fratto said.

Gonzales also faced accusations this week that as a White House aide three years ago he tried to circumvent Justice Department lawyers in seeking approval for a warrantless eavesdropping program.

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