Friday, October 07, 2005

DeLay statements raise new questions - DeLay statements raise new questions: "Statements by U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay and his lawyer, as well as documents in a civil lawsuit, raise questions about when he knew a Texas political committee he founded sent $190,000 in corporate money to the Republican National Committee.

The donation is at the center of indictments returned against DeLay on Monday accusing him of conspiracy to violate state election laws, money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. DeLay says nothing about the transaction was illegal.

A key point in the case revolves around what DeLay learned at an Oct. 2, 2002, meeting with his political director, Jim Ellis, and what DeLay told Travis County prosecutors this pa"


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