WASHINGTON – A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush’s political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting
up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal
By voice vote, but with some “no” votes heard, the House Judiciary
subcommittee on commercial and administrative law decided to compel the
president’s top aides to testify publicly and under oath about their
roles in the firings.