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Rove, Miers to Testify

This should be interesting: Former Bush aides Karl Rove and Harriet Miers have struck a deal with the House Judiciary Committee and will testify as part of a probe into the Bush administration’s firings of US attorneys. The on-the-record interviews, sadly, will be given in private—but will be transcribed and released to the public, Politico reports. The deal resolves a battle over executive privilege: President Bush had sought to block the testimony of his former aide and counsel, arguing that as presidential advisers, they were not obliged to testify before Congress.