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Tom DeLay "Now Tell Me The Truth Boys, Is This Kind Of Fun?''

Posted in the database on Saturday, September 10th, 2005 @ 17:07:42 MST (1672 views)
by SALATHEIA BRYANT and MÓNICA GUZMÁN    The Houston Chronicle  

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This morning, U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's visit to the Reliant Park this offered him a glimpse of what it's like to be living in shelter.

While on the tour of a shelter with top administration officials from Washington, including U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow, DeLay stopped to chat with three young boys resting on cots.

The congressman likened their stay to being at camp and asked, ``Now tell me the truth boys, is this kind of fun?''

They nodded yes, but looked perplexed.

With a group of reporters and press officers in tow, DeLay then moved on, chatting with others, including a local IRS representative. He then visited with job recruiters set up in the complex.



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