555Number of known contacts between convicted criminal Jack Abramoff and George Bush (President)
Despite vociferous denials by White House officials of knowing Jack Abramoff... For the second time, an investigation by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, led by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), confirmed extensive communications between disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is now serving a prison sentence, the White House and President George Bush. A September 2006 report by the same committee identified 485 contacts between Abramoff and the Bush Administration over the brief career of the scandal-tainted lobbyist; the new report identifies 70 additional contacts. Watchdog BlogThis is a criminal administration. They have committed numerous criminal acts. They have committed more crimes than Boss Tweed. It's really quite stunning.