Skip to comments.Palin's husband, aides to testify at inquiry
Posted on 10/06/2008 7:13:19 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband and seven aides will answer questions from a legislative inquiry into abuse-of-power allegations against the U.S. Republican vice presidential candidate, state and campaign officials said on Monday.
Palin is being investigated for her dismissal in July of the state's public safety commissioner, a move that critics of Palin allege was part of a personal vendetta against a state trooper who is the governor's former brother-in-law.
Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg said Palin's chief of staff and six other aides will stop fighting subpoenas that were issued last month by the state's Senate Judiciary Committee. That decision came after a state Superior Court judge on Thursday upheld the legality of the subpoenas.
"Despite my initial concerns about the subpoenas, we respect the court's decision to defer to the legislature," Colberg, who was appointed by Palin, said in a statement.
Todd Palin has agreed to provide written answers to questions posed in the legislative inquiry, Meghan Stapleton and Ed O'Callaghan, representatives of Sen. John McCain and Palin's campaign, told a news conference in Anchorage.
"The Palins hope that this response will finally demonstrate that they are an open book and have nothing to hide in this matter," Stapleton said.
Todd Palin and 12 other people were subpoenaed last month by the Senate Judiciary Committee and he challenged the validity of that action. Others who were subpoenaed have already provided testimony to the legislative investigation.
The once-obscure internal Alaska scandal, locally dubbed "Troopergate," commanded the national spotlight when Palin was tapped as the Republican candidate for vice president.
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You have a candidate for POTUS campaigning for a genocidal communist in Kenya, and the breathless anticipation lies in a minor-league dustup in Alaska. These newspaper folks have got to get their stories straight. Is Alaska a backwater that renders Sarah Palin unqualified, or is it the pulse of America?
OBAMA is an ISLAMIC RADICAL! Why don’t you print that!?
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These should keep our hearts fluttering for a little while longer. Whew!
Hats off to anyone who races snowmobiles for hundreds of miles. definitely not for the weak of mind and body.
Yup. Makes me go weak in the knees! ;)
So, Palin has aides. Wait ‘til the MSM gets hold of this!
Snicker. That's funny.
Thanks for the pings! Great photos by the by! :)