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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-16-05 03:32 AM
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14. Conservative Lawmaker: DeLay Should Quit (says only temporarily)
Good headline until I read the article. Tancredo also said that the the charges "lack merit"



http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=512&nci...

Conservative Lawmaker: DeLay Should Quit

2 hours, 5 minutes ago


By SUZANNE GAMBOA, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - One of Congress' most conservative members on Friday became the second House Republican to urge Majority Leader Tom DeLay to step aside because of the ethics scrutiny he's facing.


"If the majority leader were to temporarily step aside so that these trumped up charges can be dealt with in a less hostile environment, as they have proven to be an unnecessary distraction, it may be a productive move," said Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo.

Tancredo's comments come after Connecticut Rep. Chris Shays, a moderate Republican, urged DeLay to resign from his leadership position at the beginning of the week. Also, Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, said DeLay needs to answer questions about his ethics.......


Tancredo is known in the House for his tough stand on immigration and has 100 percent rating from the American Conservative Union for votes and his position on issues.
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