US Attorney General Gonzales resigns

Embattled US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has stepped down after months of controversy over the sacking of several federal judges, it was reported Monday.

US Attorney General Gonzales resigns
Embattled US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has stepped down after months of controversy over the sacking of several federal judges, it was reported Monday.

US television networks were reporting the development, citing a high-ranking official in the White House.

Both opposition Democrats as well as people from President George W Bush's own Republican party had lately been demanding that Gonzales be sacked.

The New York Times in its online edition, citing a "senior administration official," said Gonzales would announce his resignation Monday morning.

DPA
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