Schweitzer wants ethics case against him dismissed
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has asked that an ethics case against him be dismissed, citing an "inexcusable delay," but the Montana Republican Party thinks the case should move forward, a news organization reported Thursday.
"Any alleged delay in these proceedings is primarily a result of the governor's own litigation strategy," Republican Party attorneys Quentin Rhodes and Robert Erickson of Missoula wrote in a response cited by Lee Newspapers. "He should not be rewarded for his own dilatory tactics."
Former Commissioner of Political Practices Dennis Unsworth ruled in Nov...