From the court room stand, CEO of the oil company Veso, Bill Allen states that several of his workers did work on Stevens remodeled home. Unfortunately, they were on the company dime at the time. Oops.
I wonder how Ted Stevens would look in one of those prison jumpsuits.
Under cross-examination by defense attorney James Wendt, representing former state Rep. Pete Kott, Allen acknowledged that the more than $400,000 he admitted spending in the bribery charge was for other legislators – and including for work done at the Girdwood, Alaska, home of Stevens, the longest serving Republican in the U.S. Senate.”I gave Ted some old furniture,” Allen said. “I don’t think there was a lot of material, There was some labor.”
The workers were VECO employees, probably one to four at a time, Allen said. He said the work on the home lasted for “probably a couple of months.” Later, he said it might have been as much as six months. (more…)