John Doolittle's spokesperson has been misleading reporters and the public about how much he actually received from Jack Abramoff. She's said that he only received $4,000. He actually received $14,000. According to TheRestofUs.org, Abramoff gave $10,000 to Rep. John Doolittle's Superior California State Leadership PAC in 2000, bringing Abramoff's total personal contributions to Doolittle to $14,000. That $10,000 (which had gone unnoticed till now) is "believed to be the largest single contribution from Abramoff to a politician's committee."
Friday, January 20, 2006
Doolittle & Abramoff
From TPM's Daily Muck in which my Congressman, John Doolittle again jumps out to lead the pack in the on-going Abramoff debacle: