Q When you hear the name Jack Abramoff what are the first words that come to mind


Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.): “Nothing.” Blank? “Blank.”

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.): “Scandal.” Anything else? “That’s bad enough, isn’t it?”

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Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinOvernight Regulation: Trump repeals 'blacklisting' rule Dems delay Senate panel vote on Supreme Court nominee Dems get it wrong: 'Originalism' is mainstream, even for liberal judges MORE (D-Calif.): “I actually don’t hear it. Fraud, criminality, but I think that has all been resolved.”

Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.): “Uh, nothing.” [Laughter.]

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.): “Criminal.”

Sen. John McCainJohn McCainSenate braces for fallout over Supreme Court fight Republicans seek to lower odds of a shutdown Nunes endures another rough day MORE (R-Ariz.): “I don’t play that game. That is just not something I want to do. I work on the Indian Affairs Committee, and we looked into Jack Abramoff.”

Sen. Tom CarperTom CarperKushner family, Chinese firm call off deal amid public scrutiny Dem senators press ethics office over Ivanka Trump's role Trump signs order to roll back Obama’s climate moves MORE (D-Del.): “I never met him. Who is this guy, and why does he wear all those baseball caps? I must not be important because I haven’t had the pleasure. I’m just glad I don’t know him.”

Sen. Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.): “I say he’s a guy who broke the law, and he’s paying the price.”