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Is It a First for a Second to Have Taken the Fifth?

Wowza, kids!! Not only is Monica Goodling set to testify (did you mark your calendars like I told you to do?), but now there is a new Bushie Bimbo in the crosshairs, and she is pleading the fifth, too! Yay!!!

From Bloomberg:

Susan Ralston, former executive assistant to presidential adviser Karl Rove, is seeking immunity from prosecution before testifying about any knowledge she has of contacts between administration officials and lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a House committee disclosed yesterday.

Representative Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said the panel will seek information elsewhere before deciding whether to grant Ralston’s request, according to a memo to committee members on the panel’s Web site.

Before working for Rove, Ralston was an assistant to Abramoff, who is in jail for pleading guilty to conspiracy to corrupt public officials, mail fraud and tax evasion.

Karl Rove in JackyBoy’s pocket, or the other way around? Whatevah!
So, it seems that, so far, the House Oversight Committee is not yet…
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