William Kelley

  • Alice Fisher, Fred Fielding, Harriet Miers, Litigatrix, Rachel Brand, White House Counsel, William Kelley

    ‘Tis Official: Fred Fielding Is In the House

    We previously wrote about President Bush’s selection of Fred Fielding as his new White House counsel. Our coverage was based on a pre-announcement scoop by Time, not an actual announcement from the White House. Just to close the loop on this, the rumor was correct: Fielding’s selection is now official. Here’s the (predictably bland) White […]

    0 Comments / / Jan 10, 2007 at 10:53 AM
  • Harriet Miers, Politics, Rachel Brand, Supreme Court Clerks, White House Counsel, William Kelley

    Who Will Fill Harriet Miers’s Size Six Shoes?

    President Bush famously described Harriet E. Miers, the outgoing White House counsel, as “a pit bull in size six shoes.” Woof woof! But some White House insiders viewed Harriet Miers as insufficiently canine. Per the Washington Post: Miers, a longtime Bush loyalist whose nomination to the Supreme Court was withdrawn in 2005 as a result […]

    11 Comments / / Jan 5, 2007 at 5:24 PM
  • 5th Circuit, Harriet Miers, Nathan Hecht, White House Counsel, William Kelley

    Harriet Miers: Farewell My Concubine Counsel