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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Are The Dems Going to Do Anything About This Gannon Crap, Or What?


Democrats make moves behind the scenes as reporter-prostitute story hits Washington Post

Democrats chew over Washington Post story on prostitute-reporter

By John Byrne | RAW STORY Editor

Democratic congressmembers are quietly mulling whether to respond to an article in the Washington Post which raises serious questions of how a man who sought to prostitute himself got access to the president, and potentially to a confidential memorandum naming a CIA agent, RAW STORY has learned.

In both the House and the Senate, Democrats are struggling to figure out how best to deal with the issue. No one is touching the sexual elements of the story; rather, the focus is placed on what Democrats see as a continued campaign of media manipulation that involved such columnists as Armstrong Williams.

Senators Kennedy, Dorgan, Durbin, Reid, Leahy and Lautenberg either declined to comment or did not return calls seeking comment today. Sen. Lautenberg is the likeliest to make a move, since he was the only senator to put out a statement Friday asking for all documents relating to Gannon’s credentialing. READ MORE:


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