testified to the ethics committee this week about what he did or didn't
know about Mark Foley's explicit emails and behavior.
Hastert has said that he first learned about Mark Foley's inappropriate IMs and emails last month when the story became public and Foley resigned.
But Reynolds says that he learned of Foley's inappropriate
e-mails last spring and discussed the matter with
Hastert. Of course, Hastert says he doesn't recall that conversation.
Majority...Read Full Story
Mark Foley plans to name the priest who allegedly abused him as a
boy. However, he will not press criminal charges because of thestatute of limitations.
"Mark Foley is intending to work with the Archdiocese of Miami and
Greater West Palm Beach for the purpose of revealing the name of the
particular priest who is involved so the archdiocese can then deal
appropriately with the issue," said Gerald Richman, one of Foley's
Mark Foley was involved in a congressional sex scandal...Read Full Story
(Original Source: ABC News)Here is a transcript of a sexually explicit instant messaging conversation
that Congressman Mark Foley held with a male congressional page. Mark
Foley is the user called "Maf54." VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED.Read Full Story
Interesting article by Garard Baker about the GOP's reaction to the Mark Foley media blitz. Check out: Republicans liberal with sex-case blame
Some highlight quotes:
Foley..."took the well-worn American route of the outed scoundrel and announced he was checking into an alcoholism rehab unit"
"Republicans have been casting around for the negligent enablers among themselves"
"As political sex scandals go, the Foley-Pagegate episode is fairly low voltage"
"Republicans have embraced a...Read Full Story
Sounds like Kirk Fordham, chief of staff of Rep. Tom Reynolds, will be
questioned in the FBI's investigation into Mark Foley's sexually explicit
Internet correspondence with teenage male congressional pages.Read Full Story
Representative Mark Foley's sex scandal continues to drag the GOP into
more and more negative press. House Republican leadership is trying to
explain what they knew, when they knew it, and why they didn't do more
Linked from http://www.msmagazine.com/news/uswirestory.asp?ID=9907
The impact of the widely reported scandal involving former
Representative Mark Foley continues to grow. The scandal not only
involves House Republican leadership, and what they knew and when they...Read Full Story
Fox News Host Brit Hume's comments about Congressman Mark Foley seems
to be sparking some debate. Is it a fair comparison...Foley to Clinton?
Regardless, its always interesting to compare converage and spin on the
different news networks. Hume's quote seems very in line with the
standard Fox News bias. But, you decide...
"It is very serious misbehavior on the part of Congressman Foley,
whether it stems from arrogance or just weakness of the human flesh is
another question. It's probably...Read Full Story
Foley is in trouble deep..."The improper communications between Congressman Mark Foley and former
House congressional pages is unacceptable and abhorrent. It is an
obscene breach of trust," read the statement issued by Majority Leader
John Boehner of Ohio, House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois, and
Majority Whip Roy Blunt of Missouri.Read Full Story
U.S. Congressman Mark Foley represents Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives. Foley is a member of the Republican Party. Representative Foley serves on the Ways and Means Committee and can be reached by phone at 225-5792.