White House and GOP have systematically dismantled public trust in government
By Grant Millin
December 20, 2005 6:00 am
“People should look at what we do, not who we are.” — U.S. Rep. Roy Blount (R-Mo.), House Majority Whip.
U.S. Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R-Calif.) pleaded guilty to graft shortly after Thanksgiving, tearfully admitting he took $2.4 million in bribes mostly from defense contractors. He could get up to 10 years in prison on federal bribery, fraud and tax evasion charges.