July 2, 2007: Reaction to Bush’s Libby decision (AP)

  • “This is exactly the kind of politics we must change so we can begin restoring the American people’s faith in a government that puts the country’s progress ahead of the bitter partisanship of recent years.” — Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.
  • “It is time for the American people to be heard — I call for all Americans to flood the White House with phone calls tomorrow expressing their outrage over this blatant disregard for the rule of law.” — Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del.
  • “By commuting Scooter Libby’s sentence, the president continues to abdicate responsibility for the actions of his administration. The only ones paying the price for this administration’s actions are the American people.” — Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn.