The Blotter is reporting that Foley interrupted a House vote in order to have internet sex with a former page. Not only is that repugnant, but it’s incredibly juvenile as well.
Now Foley is saying that he was molested by a clergyman when he was a teenager. Here’s some advice to Foley. Stop trying to defending yourself. Just accept responsibility for your deviant behavior and go away. Oh, and he’s coming out with the news that he’s gay.
Allahpundit at Hot Air has video of a former page who says that he received sexual instant messages from Foley after he returned home as well. The weird thing is, the page didn’t know Foley personally. He simply knew of him. He reports that the pages had a nickname for Foley: FFF. Check out the video to find out what that stands for.
Michelle Malkin addresses the questions being raised by some who ask whether IM’s can actually be saved. Answer: they can.
Dennis Hastert appeared on Rush Limbaugh‘s radio show today and announced that he has no intention of resigning over the Foley matter.
William Kerr at Passionate America will reveal tomorrow the name of one of the kids who communicated via IM’s with former Rep. Foley . Apparently, the information was public and that anyone could have found it. He says that “there is the possibility that this story will not be well received by the some major news media.”
President Bush made a statement today:
“I was dismayed and shocked to learn about Congressman Foley’s unacceptable behavior,” Bush told reporters.
“I was disgusted by the revelations and disappointed that he would violate the trust of the citizens who placed him in office,” Bush said. “Families have every right to expect that when they send their children to be a congressional page in Washington that those children will be safe.”