At an announcement ceremony in a hangar at the Auburn Airport, Doolittle never mentioned Abramoff's name, saying instead that he was under attack because of his conservative political philosophy.
"Make no mistake about it, it is because of our fight on these issues that has led many working to defeat me," he said. "They don't like the fact that I want to keep your taxes lower. They don't like the fact I voted to eliminate entire programs that the federal government had no business funding in the first place."
Personally, I don't like the fact that 15% of what is donated to your PAC goes into your private bank account. And, that's just for starters.
Update: According to what I just read in the interview transcript posted by the
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