Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Congresswoman Asks for Probe After 'Gannon' Quits WH Reporting Post

By Joe Strupp

NEW YORK Jeff Gannon, the controversial reporter for conservative Web site Talon News who drew complaints for gaining access to White House press events, resigned from his job last night amid liberal blogs' allegations about his real name and his personal and professional life.

Today, Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) sent a letter to President Bush asking him to 'address the matter' in light of 'mounting evidence that your Administration has, on several occasions, paid members of the media to advocate in favor of Administration policies.'


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