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Toomey Weighs In on Sestak Job Offer

3:46 PM, May 24, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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A statement from U.S. Senate canddiate Pat Toomey:

“From day one, our campaign has been focused on the critical issues facing Pennsylvania, like jobs, the economy, and a federal government that’s on an out-of-control spending spree.  That’s where our focus will remain.  To that end, Congressman Joe Sestak’s support for the policies that are bankrupting our country and killing jobs is of much greater concern to me than whatever deal-making was done between him and the White House.”  “Having said that, by virtue of the nonstop inquiries coming into our campaign from members of the media, we are compelled to respond to what is now being commonly referred to as ‘job-gate.’  My response is simply this: Congressman Sestak should tell the public everything he knows about the job he was offered, and who offered it.  To do otherwise will only continue to raise questions and continue to be a needless distraction in this campaign.  Joe and I disagree on many important issues, from health care, to bailouts, to the unprecedented debt being racked up in Washington.  That’s what our campaign should be about, rather than these other matters.  Joe can clear that all away by simply disclosing all the facts that he knows, and I urge him to do that.” 

Sestak refused to say who offered the job and what it was again on Sunday:

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