From NBC's Mike Viqueira
The House Judiciary Committee is
"strongly considering" offering former DoJ official Monica Goodling
immunity in exchange for her testimony in the U.S. Attorney matter, according
to one very solid congressional source.
Goodling had preemptively asserted
her Fifth Amendment rights and has declined to be interviewed or to testify
before Congress. Last week Goodling's lawyer exchanged sharply worded letters
with House Judiciary over her refusal to testify and over whether or not she
had rightfully invoked the Fifth.
Per Pete Williams, Goodling's
attorney, John Dowd, has no comment on the immunity question.
As a reminder, Goodling has resigned