On 01/03/06, Tom Delay's lawyer Dick Deguerin said that Jack and Tom were great buddies:(video)
Dick: There's no question that they are friends and Tom Delay's not the kind of person that's going to turn his back on a friend that's in trouble---Tom Delay is not going to abandon Jack Abramoff just because Abramoff has done some illegal things...
Today-The Carpetbagger Report writes:
DeLay added: "The reality is, Jack Abramoff and I were not close personal friends. I met with him only occasionally, in fact less frequently than numerous others who brought issues before Congress — never did he receive preferential treatment....read on"
So now Tom is saying they weren't buddies, while his lawyer says they are. It's always fun to watch one shady character turn on the other.
Thursday, February 09, 2006
I actually was friends with Abramoff before I wasn't friends with him