Ken Mehlman …From MSNBC

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July 7, 2006 1:45 p.m.

Ken Mehlman …

From MSNBC, June 30th, 2006 …

The [Justice Department IG] report also contained evidence of Abramoff’s strong ties to the Bush White House. One White House political official, Leonard Rodriguez, told Fine’s investigators he kept Abramoff aware of information relevant to Guam “at the behest of Ken Mehlman, the White House Political Director,” the report said. There was no explanation of why Mehlman would have wanted the information shared with Abramoff.

Ken Mehlman, quoted in Vanity Fair, May 2006: “Abramoff is someone who we don’t know a lot about. We know what we read in the paper”

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