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November 29, 2012


Lawmaker Creates Best Excuse Yet for Ignoring Pledge

Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY) "came up with what might be the most creative excuse yet" for breaking his pledge not to raise taxes, Politicker reports.

Gibson says "his district number changed from 19 to 20 during this year's redistricting process and he reasoned that the pledge no longer applies to him as it was only to the constituents under the previous district number."












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