DeLay indicted on money laundering charge

It just gets worse and worse for poor old Tom DeLay:

Texas grand jury has brought a new charge of money laundering against Rep. Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader indicted last week on conspiracy charges stemming from a campaign finance probe, the congressman’s office said Monday.

In a written statement, DeLay called the indictment another example of “prosecutorial abuse” by District Attorney Ronnie Earle.

“He is trying to pull the legal equivalent of a ‘do-over,’ since he knows very well that the charges he brought against me last week are totally manufactured and illegitimate,” said the Texas Republican. “This is an abomination of justice.”

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