Prosecutors May Widen Congressional-Bribe Case
Cunningham Is Suspected Of Asking for Prostitutes; Were Others Involved?
WSJ - Federal prosecutors are investigating whether two contractors implicated in the bribery of former Rep. Randall "Duke" Cunningham supplied him with prostitutes and free use of a limousine and hotel suites, pursuing evidence that could broaden their long-running inquiry. Besides scrutinizing the prostitution scheme for evidence that might implicate contractor Brent Wilkes, investigators are focusing on whether any other members of Congress, or their staffs, may also have used the same free services, though it isn't clear whether investigators have turned up anything to implicate others.
In recent weeks, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have fanned out across Washington, interviewing women from escort services, potential witnesses and others who may have been involved in the arrangement. [continued] I just made a phone call and directed the special agents to widen their probe to include male prostitutes (former GOP WH "reporter" Jeff "Bulldog" Gannon and Transexuals in particular) and to cross reference anti-gay Congressional voting records and statements to help narrow the list. Over the years, I have learned that if their panties are in a bunch over gay rights, they usually are...
And in case you are wondering, Duke is immune from further prosecution because technically any acts between him and another sex worker is categorized as professional courtesy.
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