"Senator" Roland Burris to face ethics committee
"Roland Burris, the newest senator from Illinois, might be setting a new record for the quickest dash from the swearing-in ceremony to the Senate Ethics Committee.
A statement just out from Jim Manley, spokesman for Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) effectively clears the way for the committee to look into the situation. "Senator Reid supports Senator Burris's decision to cooperate with all appropriate officials who may review this matter, including state agencies and the Senate Ethics Committee," said Manley in a statement. " - link to entire article
I hate to say "I told you so," ...............BUT...............when Burris was appointed by Blagoviech (or however you spell it!) did anyone actually think Burris was squeaky clean and above all of the "pay to play" political jockeying in Chicago??? I think he should save everyone a lot of time and energy and just resign. What are your thoughts?