House Speaker Denny Hastert insists he knew nothing about Mark Foley's predatory
behavior until the scandal broke on 9/29/06.
But two-thirds of Americans believe Hastert is covering up the truth.
And now we know Hastert's Chief of Staff, Scott Palmer, confronted Foley about
his abuses several years ago, according to a front page story in the Washington
Palmer and Hastert are extraordinarily close; they are roommates in Washington
DC. It's impossible to believe Hastert was unaware of Palmer's confrontation
That means Hastert is lying about what he knew and when he knew it - and is
indeed leading a coverup.
Denny Hastert must resign as Speaker of the House immediately. Tell your
To avoid responsibility for the Mark Foley scandal, Republicans are accusing
Democrats of innumerable sex scandals.
If you hear Republicans making that outrageous argument, tell them to read this
fully-documented list of Republican sex crimes.