HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rove Threatens Republican Senators... Support The President On Wiretapping Or Else...

The White House has been twisting arms to ensure that no Republican member votes against President Bush in the Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation of the administration's unauthorized wiretapping.

Congressional sources said Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove has threatened to blacklist any Republican who votes against the president. The sources said the blacklist would mean a halt in any White House political or financial support of senators running for re-election in November.

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