Reid’s Office Won’t Confirm AP Report on Seating Burris
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 at 11:22 am
The office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is denying that Democrats have agreed to seat Roland Burris to replace Barack Obama in the Senate, as The Associated Press reported this morning.
“I do not know where that came from,” a Reid spokesperson wrote moments ago.
Reid and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Democrats’ No. 2 figure in the upper chamber, are meeting with Burris now, with a press conference to follow. Stay tuned…
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