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  Hastert says dismissals may follow Foley probe
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Last EditedRP  Oct 10, 2006 11:14am
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News DateTuesday, October 10, 2006 04:45:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionHouse speaker says he’ll fire staffers if found to have covered up scandal

House Speaker Dennis Hastert said Tuesday he’ll dismiss anyone on his staff found to have covered up concerns about ex-Rep. Mark Foley’s approaches to former pages.

Hastert said he huddled with his staff last week and in that, in hindsight, the situation could have been better handled.

But he added, “If they did cover something up, then they should not continue to have their jobs.”

Speaking to reporters in Aurora, Ill., said that if there was a cover up, it would come out when his staff members testified under oath before the ethics committee or FBI.
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