Thursday, January 12, 2006

Rep Jefferson in Deep Trouble -- Again

An aide to Rep William Jefferson (D-LA) has accused his former boss of demanding bribes for pushing telecom deals in Africa.

Brett Pfeffer has pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy charges. He rolled over on his former boss.

You may remember Rep Jefferson from the days after Hurricane Katrina. He was the Congressman who took National Guardsmen, a heavy truck and a helicopter away from rescue and relief duty to get personal belongings out of his flooded house. (MSNBC)

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