GOP Foley Cover-up Began Last Year!

Caligula! - WonketteThe Mark Foley Saga just keeps getting better.

Not only did the entire Republican House leadership know about Foley’s nasty little habit of trying to fuck his teenaged male congressional pages, but the chairman of the House Page Board was forced to investigate Foley’s creepy behavior more than a year ago.

Rep. John Shimkus (R-Illinois) interviewed Foley about his page problem along with the House clerk. Everybody on the Page Board knew about Foley … everyone but the lone Democrat on the board, Michigan Rep. Dale Kildee, who was intentionally kept out of the loop.

Blockbuster story out from Roll Call [Talking Points Memo]

Foley Interviewed About Page Last Year; Democrats Not Told [Roll Call]

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