As we told you yesterday, the newest skeletons in Sen. Norm Coleman’s political — and literal — closet are Nieman Marcus suits supposedly bought for Coleman by a political contributor.
And as we mentioned in a late update, Coleman was confronted by a member of the Minnesota press as he exited a cafe. Well it turns out the kerfuffle was caught on tape.
Take a look:
Late update: This just went up a few minutes ago. It’s a pretty baffling press conference. To wit, Coleman’s press flak repeats the phrase “the Senator has reported every gift he has ever received,” NINE times in just under 4 minutes of questioning. This would have been a totally adequate response if the reporters had been asking him whether Coleman reported the gifts on his financial disclosure forms. . . but they were after something far simpler: Did the Senator ever receive a gift of suits?
You have to watch: