A handwritten letter from DeLay to his constituents, 2/6/06:
Where would anyone get the crazy idea that DeLay was close friends with Abramoff?
DeLay, Northern Mariana Islands, 1997:
When one of my closest and dearest friends, Jack Abramoff, your most able representative in Washington, D.C., invited me to the islands, I wanted to see firsthand the free-market success and the progress and reform you have made.
DeLay’s campaign to rehabilitate his credibility isn’t off to a good start.