Saturday, March 05, 2005

LWI: Lobbying While Indicted

From the Texas Observer

John Colyandro’s criminal indictments have not prevented the ex-director of Tom DeLay’s Texans for a Republican Majority PAC (TRMPAC) from landing contracts to lobby the government that he is accused of illegally helping to elect. Rather, a Travis County grand jury’s criminal charges against Colyandro last fall for allegedly breaking a state prohibition on corporate contributions may have actually boosted his lobby stature. An alternative explanation is that Team DeLay is taking care of a man who knows too much.

Be sure to watch Travis County DA Ronnie Earle on 60 Minutes this Sunady, March 6.
UPDATE: transcript here.

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Anonymous said...

Ha! I was laughing too hard at the title to get to the rest of your post.

Hoohaw! Thanks for the giggles.

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