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Ros-Lehtinen hangs up on Obama. Twice.
|Contributor||Ex-New Jerseyan |
|Last Edited||Ex-New Jerseyan Dec 03, 2008 04:09pm|
|News Date||Thursday, December 4, 2008 12:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen a little paranoid? |
On Wednesday, the Republican congresswoman got a call from President-elect Barack Obama, didn't believe it was him, and hung up on him. Twice.
According to Ros-Lehtinen's flack Alex Cruz, the congresswoman received the call on her cell phone from a Chicago-based number and an aide informed her that Obama wanted to speak to her. When Obama introduced himself, Ros-Lehtinen cut him off and said, "I'm sorry but I think this is a joke from one of the South Florida radio stations known for these pranks." Then she hung up.