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Rep. Blunt Comments on Libby Sentence & Pres. Bush | Missouri Political News Service

Rep. Blunt Comments on Libby Sentence & Pres. Bush

June 6th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

“The verdict was outrageous,” Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said during a meeting with reporters yesterday, adding that the conduct of lead prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald “has not been acceptable.”

When asked whether President Bush should pardon Libby, Blunt responded, “The president has not asked for advice on this, but personally I think this has gone on long enough.” Read more…

House GOP Leaders Upset by Bush Comments

By Jackie Kucinich

Two members of the House Republican leadership expressed discontent with remarks made by President Bush that berated opponents to his immigration bill.

“They were unhelpful and uncalled for,” Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said yesterday.

Republican Conference Chairman Adam Putnam (R-Fla.) added, “Reasonable people can disagree with each other without questioning their motives.” Read more…



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