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To: pettifogger
Counselor , please enlighten us if the "speech and debate clause"; would let the weasel, weasel out of this?
45 posted on 08/01/2006 9:37:57 PM PDT by f zero
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To: f zero

Was it said on the floor of the house? Then maybe yes...If on the street or on a television interview, no!


49 posted on 08/01/2006 9:39:19 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: f zero
Counselor , please enlighten us if the "speech and debate clause"; would let the weasel, weasel out of this?

From the article, "...suing for libel and invasion of privacy, also wrote that Murtha made the comments outside of his official scope as a congressman."

He's not protected.

156 posted on 08/02/2006 8:25:09 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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