Saturday, April 28, 2007

Wolfowitz is under a lot of stress

Who'd have thunk that the man who thought things would be hunky dory in Iraq would EVER get himself in other ethical difficulties?

A World Bank committee investigating president Paul D. Wolfowitz has nearly completed a report that it plans to give the institution's governing board, concluding that he breached ethics rules when he engineered a pay raise for his girlfriend, three senior bank officials said Friday.

Friday evening, the committee was debating whether to explicitly recommend that Wolfowitz resign, according to the sources, who spoke on condition they not be named, citing an ongoing probe into leaks.

Sounds like Wolfowitz could use a good massage.

Speaking of which...

On Monday, as Washington hosts a U.S.-European Union summit, President Bush is to hold a joint press conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, which is leading the charge for Wolfowitz's dismissal.

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