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Investigation into Sen. Burns complete (Republicans scammed but wouldn't fight back)
Montana News Station ^ | 1/3/2007 | Montana News Staff

Posted on 01/03/2008 7:05:33 AM PST by tobyhill

The Department of Justice confirms former Montana Senator Burns is no longer part of an ongoing investigation of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

In an exclusive phone call to the News Station's Aaron Flint from his Washington, DC office, Senator Burns is calling it good news and says he feels "so great that it's unbelievable."

Burns then released a prepared statement, saying the Department of Justice Public Integrity Section has notified his attorney Ralph Caccia that it (DOJ) has ended its investigation.

Burns lost a close race to now Democratic Senator Jon Tester after Democrats questioned Burns about his ties to Abramoff in the 2006 US Senate election.

(Excerpt) Read more at montanasnewsstation.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: 109th; 110th; conradburns; probe

1 posted on 01/03/2008 7:05:35 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

The Montana Republicans are pretty lame. The Democrats here are highly organized and disciplined here in MT. This state is going blue unless the GOP can get some decent leadership.


2 posted on 01/03/2008 7:23:44 AM PST by SeanOGuano
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