Skip to comments.World Bank's Wolfowitz stands firm
Posted on 04/30/2007 12:32:47 PM PDT by Kitten Festival
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz lashed back at critics Monday who he alleged were conducting a "smear campaign" against him and vowed he would not resign over what he termed unfair charges.
In a statement to an investigating bank panel looking into whether he broke ethical and other rules in a pay-and-promotion deal he directed for his girlfriend, Wolfowitz said the treatment of the issue has become "circus like."
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"I, for one, would not give in to such tactics," he said in the statement, which was made public. "And, I will not resign in the face of a plainly bogus charge of conflict of interest."
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In spite of myself, I'm gonna say it: Go, Wolfie!
Applause to the Wolf.
Yep! Went from Iraq to the World Bank, LOL.
Gotta wonder if THIS isn’t REALLY the reason they want him out.....
(ducking while clicking “post”, LOL)
that man has some serious brass
Considering the wonderful job he did in Iraq, it was only natural that he receieve a promotion,
Al JaReuters doesn't even pretend to be a news agency anymore, does it?
The “promotion” consisted of a higher paying job at the State Department.
The reason for the higher pay was that, as a foreign national working at the World Bank, her salary was not subject to US taxes. Her salary at the State Department is ... hence the raise. She takes home no more now than she did then ...seems only fair given that she was forced to leave a successful career because of Wolfowitz’s appointment.
Once again, to quote Shakespeare, a tale told by idiots (MSM) full of sound and fury, signifying nothing