FBI Considered Sting on Gingrich in 1997

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    Read the story at washingtonpost.com

    What do you guys think? Do you think that Newt could have actually done what Soghanalian accused him of doing?

    It wouldn't surprise me if more evidence confirming this came up, but this is such an old story that it probably won't. Schemes like the one alleged here this are probably business as usual in Washington.
     
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    Sounds like a Neo-Con sort of thing. Arms deals with rogue states, shadowy intermediaries, plausible deniability, buckets of cash, the works.
     
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    A lot of scams are done in peoples names who know nothing about it. I would venture that this is what was happening here.
     
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    Would you elaborate on that?
     
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    "What do you guys think?"

    Who do you think the WaPo would rather see run against der wunderkind, Gingrich or Romney?
     
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    I guess they'd want Romney, but what does it matter? I believe that Obama will win no matter what his opponent anyways. It still doesn't change that Newt is a corrupt and ammoral man.
     
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    You honestly think a Clinton Justice Department would opt to not set up a sting if there was any justification to do so at all?

    Wow!
     
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    Good point. Between Waco and the transfer of 900 FBI files on Prominent Republicans, the FBI was in enough trouble.
     
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    If there was not enough evidence, perhaps not.
     
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    No. Newt has a lot of faults but I don't think he's corrupt. Or at least anymore corrupt than the rest of them.
     

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