Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Hastert Under Investigation?

House Speaker Denny Hastert (R-IL) was quick to come to Rep William Jefferson's (D-LA) defense when FBI agents raided the Democrat's Congressional office this week.

The Speaker said it was a breach of the seperation of powers between the executive and legislative branches.

It's unusual for a Republican to come to a Democrat's defense on any issue these days.

But there may be a method to the madness.

ABC reports that Speaker Hastert is under an FBI investigation of his own. Might need a good, Constitutionally protected hiding place for evidence. (ABC)

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