Roll Call, September 29, 2006: “Foley Interviewed About Page Last Year; Democrats Not Told – Ex-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.), who resigned Friday after reports of his improper communications with a former male House page were made public, was interviewed about some of those contacts by the chairman of the House Page Board and the then-Clerk of the House last year.”
“Following is the full text of the release issued Saturday [September 30, 2006] by Speaker Dennis Hastert’s (Ill.) office regarding events leading up to Rep. Mark Foley’s (R-Fla.) resignation.
INTERNAL REVIEW OF CONTACTS WITH THE OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER REGARDING THE CONGRESSMAN MARK FOLEY MATTER
On Friday, September 29, the Speaker directed his Chief of Staff and Outside Counsel to conduct an internal review to determine the facts and circumstances surrounding contact with the Office of the Speaker regarding the Congressman Mark Foley matter. The following is their preliminary report.” [Link to full text]
Press release: “Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) calls upon the House of Representatives to appoint an outside counsel to investigate the House leadership’s role in covering up Rep. Mark Foleys (R-FL) inappropriate email exchanges with a sixteen-year-old former House page.”
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