Obama on Sestak: 'Nothing Improper Took Place'

White House will issue a formal response soon
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2010 1:59 PM CDT
Obama on Sestak: 'Nothing Improper Took Place'
In this photo provided by CBS, Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., appears on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington, Sunday, May 23, 2010.   (AP Photo/CBS Face the Nation, Chris Usher)

Republicans might be thinking impeachment, but President Obama says he "can assure the public that nothing improper took place" in regard to Joe Sestak. At his news conference today, Obama didn't elaborate much when asked whether his administration offered the congressman a cushy job to stay out of Arlen Specter's way. He said an "official response" from his administration would be coming soon, reports the New York Times.
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