November 14, 2006

ABC News :

Convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff is scheduled to report to federal prison tomorrow, over the objections of federal prosecutors who say they still need his help to pursue leads on officials he allegedly bribed.

Sources close to the investigation say Abramoff has provided information on his dealings with and campaign contributions and gifts to "dozens of members of Congress and staff," including what Abramoff has reportedly described as "six to eight seriously corrupt Democratic senators."

The sources say Abramoff was about to provide information about Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, "accepting things of value" from Abramoff. Read on...

I can't decide how I feel about this. On one hand, if there are "seriously corrupt" Senators (no matter what the initial is by their name), let's get their names and let's get them out. However, there's another niggling part of me that wonders if this isn't an attempt on someone's part to be "balanced" as so many tried to do during the early days of this scandal or to bury Rove's participation. What do you think?

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