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Algorem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-05 01:22 PM
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83. from NY Times-
Edited on Sun Apr-17-05 01:28 PM by Algorem
"...Democrats on the committee say that they have compiled considerable evidence of what they call Bolton's lack of temperament suitable for the job of ambassador to the United Nations and that more such instances are bound to come to light. Committee aides circulated a memorandum sent from a public relations consultant in Dallas, Melody Townsel, who said she had a prolonged confrontation with Bolton in Moscow in 1994 while he was a legal counsel to a group doing work for the Agency for International Development. Townsel, identified as active in a group opposed to President George W. Bush, was interviewed by the committee this month, but it was not clear how much the committee would try to make of her charges.

Responding to her accusation, Edwin Hullander, who was executive vice president of International Business and Technical Consultants Inc., the firm that employed Mr. Bolton as counsel, said he had not heard of any such incident happening until Ms. Townsel's recent accusation. He said he had checked with two people who were there at the time who were also unaware of it, and who said they believed they would have heard about a confrontation if it had occurred."(Ruh-roh?Eh,could they talk to some people SHE worked for and with maybe?)

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