House Removes Beleaguered Rep. Jefferson From Ways & Means

Ferris, Craig T.
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32405, p5
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The article reports on the ouster of William J. Jefferson, a Louisiana democratic congressman from his seat on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee following a federal corruption probe. The expulsion came on a voice vote which decided to remove Jefferson after he refused to vacate the seat. Although Jefferson has not been formally charged, his expulsion was founded by the mounting evidence against him.


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