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Foley Scandal Could Cost GOP Control of Congress
Posted on Oct 2, 2006
George Stephanopolous says that if Republican leaders knew of and kept quiet about the X-rated e-mails former Rep. Mark Foley sent to a page, “It’s game over. The leadership will have to resign…. As one top GOP aide told me this morning, ‘The place will burn down.’ ”
A TPM reader makes an excellent point:
Also from ABC: GOP staff warned pages about Foley in 2001
Conservative activists call on Hastert to resign
ABC News: New e-mails show Foley sought to rendezvous with page
FBI opens investigation into Foley. He could be prosecuted under the very laws that he enacted as co-chairman of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children.
Foley checks into rehab for “alcoholism and related behavioral problems,” according to his statement
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