Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Let's See

He resigned last Friday, that's like four days ago. So how come ex-White House aide makes it sound like this happened months, if not years ago? How about "Recently Resigned White House Aide Indicted" for a headline?

"A senior White House budget official who resigned abruptly last week was arrested Monday on charges of lying to investigators and obstructing a federal inquiry involving Jack Abramoff, the Republican lobbyist who has been under scrutiny by the Justice Department for more than a year.


"The White House said in a statement that Mr. Safavian had resigned on Friday


"His wife, Jennifer Safavian, is chief counsel for oversight and investigations on the House Government Reform Committee, which is responsible for overseeing government procurement and is, among other things, expected to conduct the Congressional investigation into missteps after Hurricane Katrina."

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