January 12, 2007
“Fred F. Fielding, who will be the new White House counsel, was near the top of everyone’s list as Bob Woodward’s and Carl Bernstein’s most likely Watergate source.” Fielding replaces Harriet Miers, Bush’s failed Supreme Court nominee and longtime adviser. She submitted her resignation last week after six years in the White House, and it will take effect Jan. 31. (“Bush Picks Fred F. Fielding as New White House Counsel,” FoxNews.com, Jan. 9, 2007)
Fred Fielding, who Conspiracy Nation believes could be the actual Deep Throat, is about to become White House counsel for George W. Bush.