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Published:February 3rd, 2009 14:01 EST
Tom Daschle Withdraws!

Tom Daschle Withdraws!

By SOP newswire

Reports are that former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has withdrawn his name for consideration for the post of Health and Human Services Secretary.

Daschle failed to pay $134,00.00 in federal taxes.  Some say the failure to pay is a blatant evasion for which any average American would face criminal liability.

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle

Just today, South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint called for Daschle to withdraw his name from consideration.*

Daschle`s withdrawal comes hot on the heals of Nancy Killefer withdrawing her name from consideration to serve in the Obama administration as Chief Performance Officer.  It is said that Ms. Killefer also has tax problems that could block her confirmation.

See BREAKING NEWS--Another "F" for Obama: Performance Czar a Tax Cheat! by John Lillpop

* http://www.foxnews.com/politics/first100days/2009/02/03/sen-demint-calls-obama-withdraw-daschle-nomination