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US Attorney General Visits Iraq

Alberto Gonzales
President Bush's attorney general, the head of the U.S. Justice Department, has arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit to show support for the Iraqi government.

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been surrounded by heavy security in the Iraqi capital as he visits with American soldiers and Iraqi officials. Reporters who traveled with Mr. Gonzales to Baghdad say he intended this trip, on the eve of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, to show support for the Iraqi government's commitment to democracy despite continuing deadly attacks by insurgents.

Some information for tis report provided by AP and Reuters.