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Justice Dept. Probes Hunt for Texas Dems
| Associated Press
Posted on 06/27/2003 6:56:00 AM PDT by bedolido
DALLAS -- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the role of federal officials in last month's hunt for Texas lawmakers who fled to Oklahoma to block passage of a redistricting bill.
A department inspector general on June 4 began probing the use of Justice Department funds in the search, said Paul Martin, a deputy inspector general. The department is looking into the roles of the FBI, U.S. Marshals and federal prosecutors.
"This is a review of what, if any, Department of Justice, resources were expended in connection with this matter," Martin told The Dallas Morning News for Friday's editions.
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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dems; dept; hunt; justice; probes; texas
posted on 06/27/2003 6:56:00 AM PDT
To: bedolido; Prof Engineer
posted on 06/27/2003 7:24:18 AM PDT
(I do believe the cheese slid off his cracker! - The Green Mile)
Old news? I think I read this somewhere before.
posted on 06/27/2003 7:38:56 AM PDT
(POLICE STATION TOILET STOLEN ....Cops have nothing to go on.)
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