Outgoing US AG "You can call me" Al Gonzales is making his first visit(and last in his current capacity) to Iowa today.
The Gazette reports from Des Moines:
"It's a great privilege to serve in this position and when you serve in these positions obviously sometimes there are tough decisions, there are tough times that occur. But I think we did a lot of good things," he said.
Gonzales said "I think we've done a lot of good things in protecting our country from another terrorist attack and I think we've done a lot of good things ensuring that our neighborhoods are safer from violent gangs."
Asked if he had any regrets as he steps down, Gonzales said "We're all human and all of us make mistakes. The thing that's important is to identify when those mistakes are made, acknowledge the mistakes, correct the mistakes and then you
Today's stopover was Gonzales first trip to Iowa.