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  Thursday  April 4  2002    12: 13 AM

Scandal of the day

Taiwan-gate: The scandal that threatens to destroy the Bush White House

In an ever-widening scandal involving a Taiwanese government secret "slush fund," the purpose of which was to covertly influence other countries' (including the United States and Japan) politics, leaked Taiwanese government documents name two Bush appointees as receiving money from this "slush fund" for services, including convincing Bush to agree to $4 billion worth of sophisticated arms sales to Taiwan.
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