January 7, 2006: Analysis: GOP Woes Don’t End With DeLay (AP)

  • At the White House, where aides had insisted for weeks that the famously effective DeLay retained the president’s support, there was a sharp pivot. “We respect Congressman DeLay’s decision to put the interests of the American people, the House of Representatives and the Republican Party first,” Bush spokeswoman Erin Healy said.