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November 02, 2011


Abramoff Claims Bush Presidency Promised Riches

The Hill reviews disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff's new book, Capitol Punishment, which says Ralph Reed made a "hard sell" to secure Abramoff's support for George W. Bush's 2000 presidential bid. According to the book, Reed said that "Bush personally told him that his presidency would make all of us very rich."

Asked by The Hill about the anecdote, Reed said: "I don't recall ever saying that to Jack."












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