The contribution form distributed by Leitch asks that donations be sent to a post office box in Alexandria. Leitch said in an e-mail yesterday that the "fund was formed by friends and colleagues of Judge Gonzales to help him defray the cost of legal representation in his continuing cooperation with various inquiries concerning matters that occurred during his tenure as attorney general." He declined to provide details about the trust, such as whether Gonzales played a role or how much money has been donated so far.
Terwilliger, who served as deputy attorney general during the presidency of George H.W. Bush, did not respond to telephone messages at his office yesterday.
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