HOUSTON – Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, is threatening to “sue any station” that runs a new television ad that links him to one of the worst congressional corruption scandals ever. The two public interest groups that joined forces this week to run the ads are vigorously fighting back.
WASHINGTON – Two public interest groups joined forces today to unveil $115,000 in new television, radio and billboard ads targeting Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, and Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, for their central roles in one of the worst congressional corruption scandals ever. The television and radio ads will begin airing Wednesday in Reps. more »
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Just after special-interest lobbyist Jack Abramoff plead guilty to federal charges including conspiracy and fraud, we created a powerful TV ad that exposed the connections between Abramoff and Tom DeLay. Shaken by the ad, DeLay resorted to bullying TV stations who planned to air the spot -- threatening to sue any station that aired it on the grounds that it cast him in a "false light."