Indicted Texas Rep. Tom DeLay doesn't get to be the House majority leader anymore, but "reform-minded" Republicans have made sure that the once-mighty doesn't fall too far. They've just given DeLay a coveted seat on the House Appropriations Committee and another on a House subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department. That would be the same Justice Department, of course, that's investigating DeLay's role in the Jack Abramoff case.
Tom DeLay and Justice: Fox, meet henhouse
The fallen House majority leader gets a seat on the subcomittee that oversees the Justice Department.
February 9, 2006 7:28PM (UTC)
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