Anti-Gay AG Quits Bush Administration
by Paul Johnson 365Gay.com Washington Bureau Chief
(Washington) Attorney General John Ashcroft informed President Bush Tuesday that he will not serve in the second Bush cabinet.
In a handwritten letter to the President Ashcroft said he felt the administration would be best served with new blood.
Ashcroft has, for months, signaled his desire to leave the Justice Department. He has struggled with health issues. In March, he was hospitalized for gallstone pancreatitis.