Williams to repay government

WASHINGTON: Armstrong Williams has agreed to repay the government $34,000 nearly two years after news arose that the conservative pundit was receiving money to promote the Bush Administration's agenda, according to the USA Today - the paper that broke news of the scandal. Under the terms of the agreement, Williams neither had to address questions of wrongdoing, nor face any criminal charges. The deal paid him $240,000.

WASHINGTON: Armstrong Williams has agreed to repay the government $34,000 nearly two years after news arose that the conservative pundit was receiving money to promote the Bush Administration's agenda, according to the USA Today - the paper that broke news of the scandal. Under the terms of the agreement, Williams neither had to address questions of wrongdoing, nor face any criminal charges. The deal paid him $240,000.

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