[quote]WASHINGTON (CNN) – Rep. Tom DeLay will drop out of his re-election race, two Republican congressional sources told CNN Monday.
DeLay was forced to step down as House majority leader last year after being indicted in his home state of Texas.[/quote]
About time this Republican scumbag caught on that he wasn’t wanted.
He’s going to “spare” his Houston district the mudfest? The time to spare his constituents was when he on his way up the ladder to becoming the biggest hypocritical sack of crap on Capitol Hill.
Of course, this is a guy who, in line with apparent GOP policies shamelessly puts his snout into the trough even when traveling to criminal court dates.
[quote]DeLay brushed off the torrent of investigative news articles questioning the funding behind the golf, private planes and resort hotels that marked his travel at home and abroad. He even accepted a plane from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco to go to his arraignment. “There’s nothing wrong with it,” he said. "They had a plane available. My schedule was such that I couldn’t do it commercially