by Channel 2 News staff
Thursday, July 10, 2008
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Gov. Sarah Palin has urged Sen. John Cowdery to resign from the Alaska Legislature.
In a press release, Palin said she was disturbed to learn that yet another lawmaker had been indicted in the ongoing federal public corruption probe.
"Today's news is a good reminder that we must continue to be vigilant in defending Alaska's sovereignty against those who would undermine it in an attempt to sell out Alaskans," Palin said.
Meanwhile, Cowdery's attorney released a statement on behalf of his client regarding today's indictments.
In part the statement said, "The government has done a substantial disservice to Sen. Cowdery in charging him, that Sen. Cowdery will be exonerated, and that this will be exposed for the mistake it is."
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