Reading the report against Sen. John Ensign (R-NV), you start to wonder if being a complete moron ought to be grounds for expulsion from the Senate, even though that might decimate the upper chamber.
There was no part of a coverup Ensign couldn’t botch.
Openly instruct his staff to use Gmail to avoid Senate servers? Check. Draft your own incriminating statement about the scandal without help from a lawyer and share it with staff? Check. Implement an office document shredding policy? Check.
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