SPIN CYCLE: Then-Speaker Pelosi Promised that Democrats Would “Demand the Highest Ethics from Every Public Servant”:
“Our goal is to restore accountability, honesty and openness at all levels of government. To do so, we will create and enforce rules that demand the highest ethics from every public servant, sever unethical ties between lawmakers and lobbyists, and establish clear standards that prevent the trading of official business for gifts.”(Nancy Pelosi’s “A New Direction for America,” Page 21)
RINSE CYCLE: After Pleading Guilty And Serving 14 Months In Prison For Accepting A $20,000 Bribe While Serving As Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s Chief Of Staff, Gary Peters Hires The Convicted Felon To Join His Congressional Staff:
“When we last saw Kandia Milton, he was walking into federal court to plead guilty to a bribe charge. Last month, Congressman Gary Peters hired him as the newest member of his staff.
The former chief of staff to Kwame Kilpatrick told a federal judge in 2010 that he took $20,000 in exchange for pushing through the sale of city property… The convicted felon is now on the public payroll again, this time as a federal employee working for Peters as a senior congressional liaison.”
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