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Abramoff Scandal
California Congressman admits to liking Abramoff


Rep. John Doolittle (R-California) defended his relationship with Jack Abramoff in a radio interview broadcast on Monday, saying he "liked" the disgraced lobbyist because he was "a partisan, conservative Republican activist."

Doolittle said he has asked the Department of Justice to investigate his dealings with Abramoff. "I said, 'Hey, if you're concerned about me, investigate me, because I'd like to get my name cleared,'" he told KFBK radio.

Doolittle said he has done nothing wrong and that the lobbying system in Washington, D.C., is "working." He said fellow Republicans are rushing to make reforms for the sake of "appearance."

Get the Story:
Doolittle defends relationship with Abramoff (The Sacramento Bee 1/23)
Dolittle defends relations with lobbyist (AP 1/23)
Doolittle Chooses Talk Show to Discuss Abramoff Connections (News 10 Net 1/23)

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