Back in May '09 we ran a few pages from the first part of then-Dallas County Judge Jim Foster's deposition taken by County Commissioner John Wiley Price's attorneys concerning those "shakedown" comments Foster made to Schutze whilst discussing the Inland Port. Reason I went back to look for it: Foster says in the docs he'd spoken with the FBI "on many occasions" about Price and the Inland Port ... which, well, you know. Anyway.
I remember Jim wrote at the time that Price's attorney, Mark D. Johnson, halted the deposition because Chris Weil, Foster's attorney, "attempted to hide behind 24 objections in 48 minutes." I also remembered that Johnson told Schutze:
"In the eight months since Judge Foster claims that he spoke with the FBI, the FBI hasn't said boo to Commissioner Price. Not a word. Now, I don't know whether they conducted an investigation and found out he didn't do anything wrong, or if they didn't conducted an investigation at all, or if it's still ongoing. I don't know."
Well, we do now. Which brings me to this: I thought we'd published the second part of the deposition, which resumed in September 2009. But I can't find the docs anywhere on Unfair Park, which doesn't mean anything if you've ever tried to use the search engine. But I did find 'em on Price's website as one of only two "news" items on the site. (The other is a press release about the deposition in which Price says "it appears that Price has been an unwilling and uncooperative victim of either Foster's willful lies or his vivid imagination.")
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