Monday, January 09, 2006

Howard Dean: No Dem took money from Abramoff

Howard Dean was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer Sunday night on the CNN "Late Edition" program (CNN transcript.) Dean emphatically states, despite evidence to the contrary, that no Democrat received money from Abramoff, associates, or assorted minions. Now, it isn't surprising Dean should say such a thing. What is frightening is that he actually believes this crappola as well as the majority of the Democrat party membership.

The Democratic Party blogsite provides this and follow the video link to Crooks and Liars:

BLITZER: Should Democrats who took money from Jack Abramoff, who has now pleaded guilty to bribery charges, among other charges, a Republican lobbyist in Washington, should the Democrat who took money from him give that money to charity or give it back?

DEAN: There are no Democrats who took money from Jack Abramoff, not one, not one single Democrat. Every person named in this scandal is a Republican. Every person under investigation is a Republican. Every person indicted is a Republican. This is a Republican finance scandal. There is no evidence that Jack Abramoff ever gave any Democrat any money. And we've looked through all of those FEC reports to make sure that's true.

BLITZER: But through various Abramoff-related organizations and outfits, a bunch of Democrats did take money that presumably originated with Jack Abramoff.

DEAN: That's not true either. There's no evidence for that either. There is no evidence...

BLITZER: What about Senator Byron Dorgan?

Contrary evidence detailing the Democrats dollar take has been published by Mike's America, here at Indigo Red, and many other blogs. Far too many Democrats have agreed or volunteered to return any monies received from Abramoff and his associates for Dean to make a credible argument that "not one single Democrat" took money. If no money had exchanged hands, why would any Democrat or Republican feel it necessary to return the money that was never given?

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Don said...

The amazing thing is that a large number of Dems. will seize upon these obvious lies and use them as facts to damn conservatives.

The Flomblog said...

Howie Dean is right -- Not one democrat. 40 is not one!

Mike H. said...

What was that Howie? Lies and the dirty liers that tell them? Wasn't that the book Mikey wrote?

dcat said...

I am still steaming!

Mike's America said...

Had a loony moonbat STILL insisting that "people" see this as a Republican scandal.

And he repeatedly ignores or dismisses the mountain of ethical complaints about Democrats, insisting instead that what THEY do is not so bad as Delay who has been convicted of NOTHING!

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