Wednesday, January 10, 2007

The Snowe Story Gets Juicier

So it seems that indeed there was/is a resolution pending to oust House Speaker Edwin Snowe from office. He had previously accused the president's office of being behind the effort, but never presented any evidence. Now a couple of lawmakers are saying in public that another couple of lawmakers paid them to support the resolution, and they name names. In a denial, one of the ones named had this to say:

"I don't need to give anybody money to remove him because he is not up to the task. We already have the requisite number of signatures to remove him from office. We are only waiting for the resumption of our regular session," Representative Sieh stated.

This article [must read!] says that he may be ousted as soon as January 15!


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