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Letters From the Committee :: June 14, 2007

Miller, Sensenbrenner Call for Investigation of NASA General Counsel

June 14, 2007

Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20530

Dear Mr. Gonzales:

By this letter, we are referring to Michael Wholley, the general counsel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to the Department of Justice for investigation into and possible prosecution for obstruction of justice and destruction of goverment records under 18 U.S.C. § 1505, 18 U.S.C. § 1512(c) and 18 § U.S.C. 2071.

On May 24, 2007, Mr. Wholley testified before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the House Science and Technology Committee that he had personally destroyed the video records of an April 10 agency meeting between NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and the staff of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) because...

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