Skip to comments.Challenger Seeks Probe of Rep. Foley's E-Mails to Boy, 16
Posted on 09/29/2006 12:14:13 PM PDT by lauriehelds
The Democratic opponent of Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) is calling for an investigation into an e-mail exchange that Foley conducted last year with a 16-year-old boy who had worked as a congressional page.
Foley, 52, has served in the House for six terms and is seeking reelection. He said that the five e-mails he wrote to the boy were harmless and that their publication is part of an attempt by Democrats to smear him.
"The e-mails in question were a response to a handwritten thank-you letter from a former page," said Jason Kello, Foley's spokesman. "There have not been any allegations made by anyone except by Tim Mahoney and the Democrats who are attempting to misrepresent a series of innocent communications to prop up a failing political campaign."
Jessica Santillo, a spokeswoman for Mahoney, a Venus, Fla., rancher and business executive who is running against Foley, said in a written statement: "This is a matter for the appropriate authorities to investigate."
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Only a dead girl or a live boy could derail Foley... oh wait.
Foley has a little bit of a gay problem. It's been going on for years. It's why he abandonded his senate race in 2004. He even held a press conference at that time with Jeb Bush saying sexual preference is a private matter and he will never answer the questions whether he is gay or not.
He resigned. Game over.
HE JUST RESIGNED.
He just resigned.
I want republicans elected, and unlike some I will vote for a GOP RINO over a dem liberal any day. But IF there is anything improper done with an underage boy, I would want any congressman thrown out. I'd prefer to start with Barney Frank, next Ted Kennedy as a murderer, but I would throw out republicans too.
Resigned from office?
Don't forget KKK Byrd. People with skeletons in their closet shouldn't run for office.
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Sucks to lose the seat, but just the same, good riddance!
Looks like Santillo hit the jackpot.
Now he can go be a spokesman for NAMBLA.
Yes......if his emails are innocent...then why not fight??
Seems to me that a gay republican would get a lot of crossover support from democrats. After all, they show their pride in every parade.
It ceases to be private when one seeks, or is installed in, a public or political position. If these people think being sodomites is so damn "good and normal", as Giuliani once said it was, then why the deception?
Not surprisingly, RNC head Ken Mehlman hid behind the same deceitful maneuver.
If he'd just had a gay lover running a prostitution ring out of his home, he'd have been ok. But emails? Hang him.
If he's screwing boys younger than 18, it's more than a little bit of a gay problem.
Not only is he a POS, but he's a dumb one at that. Sending an email confession has got to be the dumbest thing a criminal could do.
I missed that part, what was the email confession?
He sent sexually explicit emails to a 16 year old boy.
I'd consider that a confession.
I haven't seen any report that they were sexually explicit. And yes he is an idiot if he did anything like that.
You know, this challenger seems just a little too "prepared" to me. Where was he? Next to the kid helping to write notes back and forth?
Sean Hannity said this all happened over a year ago?? How interesing it all comes out right now. Sounds like one vast left wing conspiracy to me.
So this story is coming out NOW, just like the NIE (sp?) issue. Gee, do ya think the Dems could be more obvious with their attempted frame-ups?
A little off-topic, but isn't it "paige", not "page"?
If Foley were a Democrat, Tim Mahoney would be standing up for his choice of sexual preferences.
Yes, he is. This really saddens me because, if I remember correctly, he was an outspoken supporter of the President during the 2000 election mess and he was still a state rep in Florida.
The many FReepers who have been making excuses for this pervert and voting for him and promoting him for Senate are ENABLERS -- they should be ashamed for ignoring all the warning signs.
I'm sure some democrat has already beat him to it.
Not only did he resign, congress will be in recess in less than 5 hours.
he's a sick twit
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