pelosi21.jpgWilliam Jefferson’s re-election in Lousiana run-off has complicated life for Mrs. Pelosi.   Having campaigned on a promise to drain the republican swamp, Mrs.. Pelosi finds herself surrounded by democrat allegators.

For The Hill, Alexander Bolton, reports “CBC wants Jefferson’s seat restored:”

The Congressional Black Caucus is planning to press Democratic leaders to reinstate Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) to the Ways and Means Committee, raising the thorny question of how leaders will handle the fate of Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-W.Va.), who has also come under ethical scrutiny.

Mrs. Pelosi talked about draining the swamp.   Was it mere campaign rhetoric?. 

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