Thursday, April 07, 2005

BBC NEWS | Americas | Republican 'paid family $500,000'

BBC NEWS | Americas | Republican 'paid family $500,000'

The Republican leader in the US House of Representatives reportedly paid his wife and daughter $500,000...

"Mrs DeLay provides big picture, long-term strategic guidance and helps with personnel decisions," Mr DeLay's Americans for a Republican Majority committee (Armpac) said in a statement.

"Ms Ferro is a skilled and experienced professional event planner who assists Armpac in arranging and organising individual events," it added.