From an interview with ABC News, conducted today after the Justice Department announced this week it would drop its six-year probe of Delay without filing charges
"It's not bad enough now to just beat them at policy or let them ruin your reputation," DeLay said. "They've got to bankrupt you, ruin your family, put you in jail, put you in the grave, and then dance on your grace. That's not good for the country."The Texas Republican also did not rule out a return to elected office."I don't know what the Lord has in store for me," he smiled when asked if he would ever run again.
Read and watch the full interview from ABC.
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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.