Washington, Jan 14, 2009 - With just six days left of the Bush presidency, Rep.Dana Rohrabacher and a group of a dozen House members, including Rep. Ed Royce, held a press conference today to again implore the president to pardon or commute the sentences of the two ex-border patrol agents in federal prison for shooting a fleeing drug dealer at the Mexican border.
Washington, Nov 25, 2008 - President George W. Bush's latest list of pardons does not include some high-profile criminals who still hope the president will grant them clemency in his final weeks in office.
Washington, Nov 17, 2008 - Supporters of two former Border Patrol agents facing years in prison for the shooting of a fleeing drug smuggler are urging President Bush to commute their sentences. And if that fails, their lawyers plan to take their case to the Supreme Court.
Washington, Nov 13, 2008 - A U.S. District Court Judge this week left unchanged the sentences of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean, the two ex-border patrol agents convicted of illegally shooting a fleeing drug dealer on the Texas-Mexico border.
EL PASO, Texas, Nov 13, 2008 - The second of two former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a fleeing drug smuggler was formally resentenced Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
California, Nov 4, 2008 - First, sir, let me thank you for the support you and your office have given to the 2008 Maritime Security Exposition and Conference, to be held Nov. 18-19 in Long Beach. Moreover, thank you for this interview and for the strong stances you have taken in regard to maritime and border security.
Bloomberg, Oct 1, 2008 - Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said the $700 billion bank-rescue proposal under negotiation in Washington is ``crazy,'' with potentially ``awful'' consequences for the world's largest economy.
Washington, Oct 1, 2008 - The Senate overwhelming approved a souped-up version of the financial crisis bill the House defeated Monday. It's up to House lawmakers to decide Friday whether they will accept what their colleagues across the Capitol have passed.
Massachusetts, Sep 29, 2008 - Congress has balked at the Bush administration's proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street. Under this plan, the Treasury would have bought the "troubled assets" of financial institutions in an attempt to avoid economic meltdown.
This bailout was a terrible idea. Here's why.