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John Murtha
U.S. Representative (D) since 1974, representing Pennsylvania’s 12th congressional district.

I want to know what I’m doing

“When I make a f***’in deal, I want to make sure that I know exactly what I’m doing…”

Source: “John Murtha: Caving in to Arabs Since 1980,” by Ann Coulter, Human Events, February 26, 2007, page 6.
Hardcopy: Copy of the Coulter article.
Where: Negotiating bribes with what he thought were Arab sheiks during the FBI’s Abscam investigation, in comments to an undercover FBI agent. He didn’t accept cash at that time, but said, “after we’ve done some business, then I might change my mind.”
When: 1980.
Contributor: AIM

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