14 October 2008

could this be the dreaded "October Surprise" the Republicans are known for?

McCain Transition Chief Aided Saddam In Lobbying Effort
William Timmons, the Washington lobbyist who John McCain has named to head his presidential transition team, aided an influence effort on behalf of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to ease international sanctions against his regime.

The two lobbyists who Timmons worked closely with over a five year period on the lobbying campaign later either pleaded guilty to or were convicted of federal criminal charges that they had acted as unregistered agents of Saddam Hussein's government.

Murray Waas, Huffington Post, 2:49 pm EDT, 10/14/08

if it is, i think they got it wrong this time...

read the entire story at Huffpost.

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