Scott Rothstein Prevented From Answering Questions About Charlie Crist, Mel Martinez

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Before Scott Rothstein sounded like he was about to soil himself over questions about the murder of Melissa Britt Lewis during the ninth day of his bankruptcy deposition, objections from Assistant U.S. District Attorney Lawrence LaVecchio made things interesting again.

Attorney Mary Barzee Flores filled up pages of the transcript on the morning of December 22 asking Rothstein questions about his crooked ways, specifically about all the people he's conned.

Rothstein was allowed to answer questions -- all in the affirmative -- as to whether he'd conned several politicians, including Sen. John McCain, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and even former President George W. Bush. When he was asked the same question of former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and former Sen. Mel Martinez, that was apparently out of bounds.

From the transcript:

Q    You fooled Senator John McCain?
A    Yes.
Q    You fooled United States Senator Mel Martinez?
MR. LAVECCHIO:  Objection.
BY MS. BARZEE-FLORES:
Q    You fooled United States Senator Joe Lieberman?
A    Yes.
Q    You fooled Florida Governor Charlie Crist?
MR. LAVECCHIO:  Objection.
BY MS. BARZEE-FLORES:
Q    You fooled California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger?
A    Yes.
Q    You fooled presidential candidate Sarah Palin?
A    Yes.
Q    You fooled the president, George W. Bush?
A    Yes.

Not surprisingly, Rothstein also wasn't allowed to answer several questions about the Broward Judicial Nominating Commission -- which Crist appointed him to.


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krakalaka
krakalaka

listen folks.....bloomberg reported that henry paulson, back in 2008 testified to congress that every thing was kool then held secret meetings with wall street and told them shit was going to hit the fan.....nothing said since. All these crooks gonna walk. Ron Paul 2012

KennyPowersII
KennyPowersII

Ummmmm...... what difference would Ron Paul make? Eric Holder needs to get off of his ass.

BTW, coincidental that Mel Martinez would suddenly retire paving the way for Charlie Crist who lost to wunderkind Marco Rubio while Charlie's VP nomination disappeared into the night when his party abandoned him. And we thought it was about Charlie's closet residence.

How is Senor Martinez doing over at Chase Bank?

AdvancedHindsight
AdvancedHindsight

And before these corrupt law enforcement officers get arrested themselves, could they go and pick up  Rosenfeldt and Adler, plus Levin and Szfranski and the rest of the big ponzi names (Preve, Boden, Nordlicht, etc.).  These guys are flight risks.

Crusader Rabbit
Crusader Rabbit

Okay, we all have access to the transcripts. Enough is enough! Can we please move on to more important matters like all the corrupt law enforcement, politicians, judiciary and commissioners. They are the ones raping everyday folks like us.

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