Congressmen: Sestak job document ‘appears to catalog’ illegal tampering
(WorldNetDaily) – Three members of Congress say the White House explanation of a “job offer” to Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., really didn’t explain very much, but it did suggest that on top of the apparently illegal attempt to convince Sestak to leave the Democratic senate primary in his state in return for a “job,” there were other crimes possibly involved.
“Rather than definitively resolve this matter, the memorandum had precisely the opposite effect: it appears to catalog a violation of the federal criminal code, the tampering of evidence, witness tampering and evasion of the legal process,” Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; Lamar Smith, R-Texas; and James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., said today in a letter to the White House.
The questions were raised because Sestak repeatedly and on the record has stated since February the White House had offered him a jobin return for leaving the primary race against White House favorite Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa. Sestak refused and ultimately defeated Specter in the primary.
Last week, heading into the Memorial Day weekend, White House counsel Robert Bauer released a memo suggesting an explanation