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[casi] U.S. Representative says "we'll install a pro-Western dictator"

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Friday, February 28, 2003

"You won't have any problem with Saddam. We'll be rid of the bastard
soon  enough. And in his place we'll install a pro-Western dictator,
who will be  good for us and for you." -- U.S. Congressman Tom
Lantos, quoted in the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz, 9/30/02

[Lantos denies saying this, but Ha'aretz, a respected Israeli daily, stands 
by the quote.]

Rep. Tom Lantos:
Background Information

Party: Democrat
Residence: San Mateo
Prev. Occupation: Economist
Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office
Education: BA University of Washington, 1949; MA University of Washington,
1950; PhD University of California - Berkeley, 1953
Birthdate: 02/01/1928
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Religion: Jewish

Contact Information

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Washington Office:
2413 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515-0512
Phone: (202) 225-3531
Fax: (202) 226-9789

Main District Office:
400 S. El Camino Real, #410
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 342-0300
Fax: (650) 375-8270

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