Galloway flies over to appear before them and answer their questions. And says what an awful lot of people have been saying since before the landgrab.
""The difference is Donald Rumsfeld met him to sell him guns and maps - the better to target those guns. I met him to try to bring about an end to sanctions, suffering and war," he said."
The accusations levelled against him was the "mother of all smokescreens", he said.
The biggest sanctions busters were American companies "with the connivance" of the US government.
Mr Galloway denied being an apologist for the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
He said he had been a long-term opponent of Saddam, and had a much better record of opposition to the Iraqi leader than members of the American or British governments."
Galloway is being questioned by the same senate that also reports the US "turned a blind eye to smuggled oil"
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Saddam used to personally take people outside and shoot them in the head, so I think a little humility was the custom when meeting him!
> Except "exposes" and stories about shady past dealings from
> "sources" to surface over the next couple of days in pretty
> much all the papers.
The charities commission say they're going to re-investigate whether he used charity funds for personal use. Again. After having already cleared him.
Seems that our masters lack the imagination to even come up with fresh smears...
"I think that Mr Galloway's credibility is certainly very suspect."
Seemed very good.