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April 21, 2005

Tom DeLay Attempts to Kill 10 Year Probe Into Obstruction of Justice

Welllll... not really. Just trying to get the New York Times and Washington Post interested.

Actually, it's Democratic Senators trying to kill the investigation into Clinton-era hijinks:

Senate Democrats are quietly trying to kill a 10-year legal probe that implicates several senior Clinton administration appointees for obstruction of justice, the Daily News has learned.

The Democrats, saying that the $21 million investigation by Independent Counsel David Barrett should have ended long ago, succeeded in attaching an amendment to a spending bill Tuesday to cut off his funding by June 1.

But two sources close to the investigation said that if the legislation becomes law, it will thwart Barrett from making public a final report that names senior officials in the Clinton Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service who allegedly buried a tax fraud case involving former cabinet member Henry Cisneros.

"It's about obstruction of justice," said one of the sources. "People are willing to take drastic actions to kill this report."

The Democrats want to do this "quietly," and their poodles in the MSM hop-to.

Shhhhh. Be very quiet. Democratic skullduggery is afoot, and we don't want to make any loud noises which might wake the public.


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