Sen. David Vitter tried to “bribe” Sec. Ken Salazar with a pay raise. (And yet he’s still in Congress, while Weiner’s gone…)

Watchdog Group CREW: Sen. Vitter Tried to ‘Bribe’ Sec. Ken Salazar With Pay Raise

Countdown’s Keith Olbermann talked to CREW’s Melania Sloan about their recent ethics complaint against Louisiana Senator David Vitter, this time for attempting to bribe Secretary Ken Salazar by tying his pay raise to approving permits for offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

Raw Story has more — Watchdog: Sen. Vitter tried to ‘bribe’ Sec. Salazar with pay raise:

The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) says Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) may have gone too far when he demanded President Barack Obama’s Interior secretary approve deepwater oil well permits in exchange for a salary increase.

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