Shimkus: I kept Foley e-mails secret because of the Democrats

House Page Board chairman explains why he didn't tell others about inappropriate e-mails.


Tim Grieve
December 9, 2006 1:30AM (UTC)

House Page Board chairman John Shimkus on why he didn't tell Page Board member Dale Kildee about the inappropriate e-mail messages Mark Foley sent to a former page: "Dale's a nice guy, but he's a Democrat, and I was afraid it would be blown out of proportion."


Tim Grieve

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