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Here’s The New York Timesaccount of the “sometimes gripping” testimony by a group of ousted U.S. attorneys, including San Diego’s former top prosecutor, Carol Lam.

The article doesn’t contain anything from Lam, who was overshadowed by more compelling congressional testimony and tales from the former U.S. attorneys in New Mexico and Arkansas.

However, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., did release this August 2006 document earlier in the day in which the Department of Justice stood behind Lam’s record on border cases after Feinstein raised questions. The memo was authored by Assistant Attorney General William E. Moschella.

Moschella testified on behalf of the Justice Department today defending the “performance-related” sackings of Lam and her colleagues.

ANDREW DONOHUE

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