A If it was a Justice Department person. And it looks, just based on this report, that, yes, that would be contrary to saying that they would not admit or deny that an investigation was ongoing.
Q Do you have any reason to believe that the statements that are referred to in this October 26th article by Department of Justice officials to two local newspapers were a result of your conversation with Mr. McNulty 2 days earlier?
A I would ask Mr. McNulty. My e-mail says that he was continuing to think about the situation, but he apparently didn’t indicate to me that anything could be done.