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luckyleftyme2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-23-12 06:50 AM
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NOTHING PERSONAL NEWT BUT REALLY

NEWT DO YOU REALLY THINK YOUR ELECTABLE WITH ALL THE STUNTS YOU HAVE PULLED IN THE PAST?
House Reprimands, Penalizes Speaker
By John E. Yang
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, January 22 1997; Page A01

The House voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reprimand House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and order him to pay an unprecedented $300,000 penalty, the first time in the House's 208-year history it has disciplined a speaker for ethical wrongdoing.

The ethics case and its resolution leave Gingrich with little leeway for future personal controversies, House Republicans said. Exactly one month before yesterday's vote, Gingrich admitted that he brought discredit to the House and broke its rules by failing to ensure that financing for two projects would not violate federal tax law and by giving the House ethics committee false information.

"Newt has done some things that have embarrassed House Republicans and embarrassed the House," said Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.). "If see more of that, they will question our judgment."

House Democrats are likely to continue to press other ethics charges against Gingrich and the Internal Revenue Service is looking into matters related to the case that came to an end yesterday.

NEWT RESIGNED AND LEFT WASHINGTON ! HIS PEERS DID NOT RE-ELECT HIM!
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