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Jim Lane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-24-09 06:09 PM
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16. Two more additions, Elliott Abrams and Bob Ney
Elliott Abrams - convicted in 1991 of unlawfully withholding information from Congress during the Iran-Contra Affair investigation. Pardoned by President George H. W. Bush after his loss in the 1992 election. Appointed by President George W. Bush as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director on the National Security Council for Near East and North African Affairs; later promoted to be Bushs Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy.

Bob Ney - Republican Congressman from Ohio, resigned after pleading guilty to charges of conspiracy and making false statements in relation to the Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal. Served 17 months of his 30-month prison sentence.

My information is from the Wikipedia bios of Abrams and Ney.


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