Bush Withdrew Pardon

On Tuesday, December 23, 2008, before leaving office, Then fraudulent President of the United States, George W. Bush pardoned 19 people including Isaac Robert Toussie of Brooklyn N.Y.

The next day, Wednesday, December 24, 2008, Bush revoked the pardon he had granted to Toussie. He revoked the pardon of Robert Toussie of Brooklyn, supposedly after learning in news reports of political contributions to Republicans by Toussie's father and other information.

Isaac Robert Toussie of Brooklyn, N.Y., had been convicted of making false statements to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and of mail fraud.

A number of Toussie's customers had sued him in federal court.

White House Press Secretary at the time, Dana Perino said the decision of revocation came about after the White House learned of the contribution from Robert Toussie, from news reports.

According to a poll, most citizens think Bush knew of the financial contribution from Robert Toussie before it came out in news reports. Bush only revoked the pardon when the contribution became public.

Robert Toussie's donation of $28,500 to the national Republican Party in April of 2008, occurred just months before Isaac Robert Toussie's pardon petition, according to news reports.

Perino said she did not know of any other instance of pardon reversal in "recent memory".

Frederick Bryant
September 26, 2010
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