U.S. Sen. Larry Craig says he might reconsider his decision to resign if he clears his name in his arrest for disorderly conduct in a restroom sex scandal.
Thatâ€™s why Craig chose his words carefully during his resignation speech Saturday in Boise, according to a voice mail message he mistakenly left on a strangerâ€™s phone. In the message obtained by the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, Craig tells a man named â€œBillyâ€ that his choice of language is deliberate because it leaves the door open for him to stay in office.
Craig made the call just minutes before his speech.
â€œWe have reshaped my statement a little bit to say it is my intent to resign on Sept. 30,â€ Craig said. â€œI think it is important for you to make as bold a statement as you are comfortable with this afternoon, and I would hope you could make it in front of the cameras. I think it would help drive the story that Iâ€™m willing to fight, that Iâ€™ve got quality people out there fighting in my defense, and that this thing could take a new turn or a new shape, it has that potential.â€
Can you believe that? He left a voicemail message about his “plans” on a stranger’s phone? I don’t know about you, but when I’m scheming for a political comeback, I’m going to make sure I’m dialing the right number.
He’s so done it’s not even funny…
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