Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Tom DeLay exterminated in a pest control raid

U.S. House Majority Leader DeLay Indicted by Texas Grand Jury

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Representative Tom DeLay, the second-highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, was indicted by a Texas grand jury on a single count of criminal conspiracy, according to the grand jury clerk.

DeLay, 58, who faces up to two years in prison, will temporarily step aside as House majority leader, he said in a statement. House Speaker Dennis Hastert said he will recommend that Representative David Dreier of California to replace DeLay, the Associated Press reported.


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