Slate's Politics: President Bush's Ties to Abramoff

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Newly released photos of the president meeting with GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff are leading some to question how close the two men have been in the past. The Bush administration has downplayed any connection in an attempt to distance the White House from the growing scandal. Madeleine Brand discusses the relationship with Slate chief political correspondent John Dickerson.



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