Comments: The Latest on Tom DeLay

From "The Hill", via Political Animal (http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/)
DELAY TO STEP DOWN?....Could it be? From Roll Call (subscription only):

>House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) has
>begun quiet discussions with a handful of
>colleagues about the possibility that he will
>have to step down from his leadership post
>temporarily if he is indicted by a Texas grand
>jury investigating alleged campaign finance
>abuses.


>...Republican Conference rules state that a
>member of the elected leadership who has been
>indicted on a felony carrying a penalty of at
>least two years in prison must temporarily step
>down from the post.


Posted by Matthew Saroff at March 24, 2004 07:57 PM

And, isn't it nice that they require the penalty to be at least two years in prison in order to qualify? It's good that they won't require anybody to step down for a "minor" felony.

Posted by precinct1233 at March 25, 2004 07:36 AM

These two schmucks make me embarrassed to be named Tom. :P

Posted by Tom at March 25, 2004 08:30 PM
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