Bush Linked To Abramoff Scandal?

The New York Times is reporting that lobbyist Jack Abramoff asked the leader of a West African nation for $9 million to arrange a meeting with George W. Bush:


The African leader, President Omar Bongo of Gabon, met with President Bush in the Oval Office on May 26, 2004, 10 months after Mr. Abramoff made the offer. There has been no evidence in the public record that Mr. Abramoff had any role in organizing the meeting or that he received any money or had a signed contract with Gabon.
John Cole of Balloon Juice calls this development "mind numbing."

John Aravosis of AmericaBlog says, "I think we may be seeing 29% approval ratings sometime soon."

[Balloon Juice, AmericaBlog]

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