Thursday, October 06, 2005

More on DeLay's Indictment(s)

The Statute of Limitations issue surfaces again

For the first time, there is an acknowledgment that a deal existed between Ronnie Earle and Tom DeLay involving the waiver of the statute of limitations.

The Dallas Morning News quotes Earle about the effort to add charges of money laundering against DeLay. To me the notable information in the statement from Earle is that the waiver of the statute of limitations was signed on September 12, 2005.

I wrote about the timing of the motion to quash the indictment, and the withdrawal of the waiver of statute of limitations yesterday.

With all the spin from DeLay’s attorneys, and limitations on what can and can not be discussed regarding grand jury proceedings, it is hard to cipher the truth right now.  It’s probably not as bad for Earle as it looks.

In the meantime, the Associated Press has been looking into other money swaps involve DeLay and Roy Blunt.  May not be illegal, but as you will see, it sure looks bad.

A specific breakdown of the transactions referenced in the AP article.

Whether DeLay is convicted or not, I continue to believe he is finished as Majority leader.