Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Abramoff negotiating deal

Political wire:

Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff "is negotiating a possible deal with the Justice Department, in which he would agree to plead guilty and cooperate in the wide-ranging political corruption investigation focused on his dealings with members of Congress and executive branch officials," the Washington Post reports.

"Abramoff would provide testimony about numerous members of Congress and their staffs if he and the Justice Department reach an agreement, the sources said. Negotiations have been ongoing for several months, people knowledgeable about the discussions said, but pressure is mounting because of the pending trial."
posted by Yeshiva Orthodoxy
at 7:46 PM

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