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Prostitute Scandal: Dems Returned $20K Check to WH Aide’s Dad

Hmm. Follow the money. In case you need to get up to speed: New indications have emerged that the White House may have tried, as the 2012 campaign season progressed, to cover up the possible involvement of White House advance team member Jonathan Dach in the Colombia prostitution scandal involving the Secret Service. Here’s the latest. According to Fox News: The father of a White

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Report Indicates White House Misled Press on Prostitution Scandal

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney misled reporters in 2012 when he told them there were no specific allegations of wrongdoing against any White House staffer in the April 2012 Colombia prostitution scandal, a new report in the Washington Post suggests. The growing recognition that the American public is routinely exposed to false and misleading statements from the White House, whether by the president or his aides, has

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Grassley Wants More on WH Self-Investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) thinks maybe the White House’s weekend investigation of its staffers’ activities in sunny Cartegena doesn’t quite cover it. At least, he wants some details on the inquiry, something the openness administration is unwilling so far to provide. In a letter Monday to White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, Grassley asked not only about how the White House conducted

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Carney: No Indication of WH Misconduct in Cartegena

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today said the White House Counsel’s office had conducted a review of White House advance officials’ actions on the ground in Cartegena and found no suggestion any had engaged in inappropriate activities. “There is no indication of any misconduct,” Carney said. But the review may be of limited value. Carney refused to release details of the investigation or say

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WH Tries To Squelch Prostitution Scandal Probe Talk

The White House is seeking to belittle suggestions that White House officials should be probed to discover whether they brought prostitutes to their rooms or participated in any way in the prostitution scandal enveloping Secret Service agents and military service members who did advance work for President Obama’s trip to Cartegena, Colombia. White House officials were part of the advance team that scouted out Obama’s

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