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ID:

113

Date:

2006-12-03

Headline:

Court nominee attended Abramoff party

Reporter's name:

Mike Soraghan

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Denver Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Denver Post used FOIA to show that federal appeals court nominee William G. Myers III was not truthful when he told senators that he had no contact with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Documents released under FOIA show that Myers, who at the time was the top lawyer for the U.S. Department of Interior, attended a 2001 party organized for Abramoff.

Keywords:

William G. Myers III; Jack Abramoff; lobby; nominee; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals


Agencies:

DOI

States:

US

Categories:

lobbying


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