Alaska Gov-To-Be Says Legal Bills Led To Resignation

Posted by | July 5, 2009 22:06 | Filed under: Top Stories

Sean Parnell (r), Alaska’s Lt. Governor and soon-to-be chief, says it was the costs of legal investigations that prompted Sarah Palin to resign.

“I think what I heard from the governor,” Mr. Parnell said on “Fox News Sunday,” “really had to do with the weight on her, the concern she had for the cost of all the ethics investigations and the like — the way that that weighed on her with respect to her inability to just move forward Alaska’s agenda on behalf of Alaskans in the current context of the environment. So that’s what I saw.”


Mr. Parnell, who is scheduled to take over for Ms. Palin on July 26, said it was costing the State of Alaska about $2 million just to pay for the staff to deal with the records requests from the ethics complaints.


On Facebook, Palin said she has a “higher calling” to speak nationally about her values and that the Washington and media just don’t understand.


“How sad that Washington and the media will never understand; it’s about country,” the statement said. “And though it’s honorable for countless others to leave their positions for a higher calling and without finishing a term, of course we know by now, for some reason a different standard applies for the decisions I make.”


And here are some of the more recent tweets from AKGovSarahPalin:

# Grateful Todd left fishing grnds to join me this wkend; but now he’s back slaying salmon & working the kids @ the site; anxious to join ’em! about 5 hours ago from TwitterBerry


#As has been the case for decades, family is commercial fishing in Bristol Bay-I look forward to joining the work crew for 1 day picking fish about 5 hours ago from TwitterBerry


#Attached is my “thank you” sent yesterday to express gratitude, & smack down lies at same time about 7 hours ago from web


#Trying to keep up w/getting truth to u, like proof there’s no “FBI scandal”, here’s link Thanks, AK! about 8 hours ago from web

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