FBI questions Rep. Feeney over Abramoff dealings
Rep. Tom Feeney (R-Florida) is the latest Republican lawmaker to come under scrutiny for his ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Feeney, who accepted $4,000 from Abramoff and his former clients, went on the infamous golf trip to Scotland in 2003. The FBI is asking about the trip, The St. Petersburg Times reported.

The lavish outing was partly financed by the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas, whose leaders gave money to one of Abramoff's charities in hopes of gaining Congressional support for a gaming bill. The tribe says it was never told the money was going to be used for the trip.

Feeney says he is cooperating with the FBI. He has spent $23,000 in legal fees this year, The Times reported.

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FBI asking Tom Feeney about trip with Abramoff (The St. Petersburg Times 4/24)
Feeney link to lobbyist faces more scrutiny (The South Florida Sun-Sentinel 4/24)
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FBI interested in Feeney tape | video (Florida Today 4/24)

Senate Finance Committee Democratic Report:
Text Only | Response to Democratic Staff | Investigation of Jack Abramoff's Use of Tax-Exempt Organizations (October 12, 2006) Note: 18.3MB file may be slow to load.

Senate Finance Committee Materials:
Council of Republicans for Environmental Advocacy | Americans for Tax Reform | National Center for Public Policy Research | Citizens Against Government Waste | Toward Tradition | News Article Clippings

House Government Reform Committee Documents:
Report | Billing Records Spreadsheet | Attachment 1 | Attachment 2 | Press Release

Senate Indian Affairs Committee Abramoff Report:
'GIMME FIVE' INVESTIGATION OF TRIBAL LOBBYING MATTERS (June 2006)

Exhibits:
Pre-2001 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | Undated | Finance

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