Monday, February 16, 2009

Illinois Republicans Call For Burris to Step Down (Video)

From Gateway Pundit:

Illinois Republicans called for Senator Roland Burris to step down today for lying to legislators about his contact with impeached Governor Blagojevich (D-IL).

Just as Illinois was moving past the agony and embarrassment of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's ousting, Senator Roland Burris was hearing calls for his own resignation Sunday amid allegations he lied to legislators. (Feb. 16-AP)

On Saturday Burris disclosed he was asked for campaign contributions on behalf of the ousted Illinois governor who eventually appointed him-- something he withheld during sworn testimony to Illinois officials.

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Update: Burris under an ethical cloud -- Yahoo News/Politico

My Comment: This gift is going to keep on giving until Roland Burris steps down .... or when he is kicked out by voters in 2010.

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