A backstage nudge
didn't work with Jefferson, so Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has gone public
May 24, 2006Update
Congressman William J. Jefferson
2113 Rayburn House Office Building
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
Dear Congressman Jefferson:
In the interest of upholding the high ethical standard of the House Democratic Caucus, I am writing to request your immediate resignation from the Ways and Means Committee.
: Jefferson says no
. From Roll Call
"I have received your letter of this date requesting my immediate resignation from the Ways and Means Committee. With respect, I decline to do so," Jefferson said.