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Matthew Filipowicz

Matthew Filipowicz

Posted: July 10, 2009 03:48 PM

Exclusive Audio Of John Ensign Asking His Parents For $96,000

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As you may have heard, the John Ensign mistress scandal has taken an odd turn as it was revealed in a statement by Ensign's lawyer that

In April 2008, Senator John Ensign's parents each made gifts to Doug Hampton, Cindy Hampton, and two of their children in the form of a check totaling $96,000. Each gift was limited to $12,000. The payments were made as gifts, accepted as gifts and complied with tax rules governing gifts.

We have obtained exclusive audio of John Ensign calling his parents and asking them for the money. Take a listen.


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