Congressional Democrats Charge Firing was Politically Motivated. Reid Calls for Immediate Hearings.
Following the White Houseâ€™s announcement of the firing, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stated, â€œThis is just another outrageous example of Bushâ€™s Imperial Presidency. We intend to exercise our oversight function, and I am calling for immediate hearings to get to the bottom of this. I want the President and Rove under oath.â€