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Durbin Tells Sestak to Come Clean, Axelrod Acknowledges Bribery Allegation Is Serious

4:43 PM, May 25, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Earlier today, David Axelrod said on CNN that if Joe Sestak's allegation was true--that Sestak was offered a high-ranking administration job to drop out of the Pennsylvania Senate race--it would "constitute a serious breach of the law." But don't worry, said Axelrod. White House lawyers say that nothing inappropriate happened, though Axelrod declined to say exactly what it was that happened.

Durbin Tells Sestak to Come Clean, Axelrod Acknowledges Bribery Allegation Is Serious

Joe Sestak.

Dick Durbin became the second high-profile Democrat to say that Sestak should come clean. "At some point I thing Congressman Sestak needs to make it clear what happened," said Durbin. Yesterday, Anthony Weiner said the White House should explain exactly what happened.

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