Tuesday, October 07, 2008
New York Times Calls McCain "Exonerated" In Keating Five Scandal Charges
During a 14-month Senate ethics investigation that ended with [McCain's] exoneration, he and four other senators stood accused of exerting improper influence by meeting with federal bank regulators on behalf of Mr. Keating, who had contributed $1.5 million to the political causes and campaigns of the senators, including $112,000 to Mr. McCain.
"I found nothing in my investigation which caused me to question Senator McCain's integrity," said Robert Bennett, the Washington lawyer who was special counsel to the ethics panel during what is called the Keating Five investigation.
H/T: T.C. at Leather Penguin
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