Monday, January 16, 2006

GOP Hopes Ney Removal Will Aid Reform

Sorry GOP, but this is just barely better than doing nothing at all. If this is someone's sick joke of reform, well this just isn't going to cut it. How about a public flogging, complete with a tar and feathering and a banishment. That would impress me.

Bob Ney (OT: Is that a cat on his head?)

AP - The House Republican leadership has achieved its goal of separating Rep. Bob Ney (news, bio, voting record), the committee chairman implicated in a burgeoning scandal, from GOP efforts to change how Congress interacts with lobbyists and their clients.

With Ney's decision — under pressure — to temporarily step down from chairing the powerful House Administration Committee, the six-term Ohio Republican won't have any control over his party's efforts to stem the damage caused by disgraced GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff


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