Okay, honestly, if I recieved $250,000 worth of gifts, I think I would know it. A quarter of a million dollars is a lot of money, at least for me. And if some contractor just started showing up fixing my house with out me paying him, I think I would realize I was getting a gift. Sen. Stevens…I call BS.
Stevens’ Defense to Rely on E-Mails
September 25, 2008, 12:54 P.M.
Attorneys for Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens (R) sought to portray the lawmaker Thursday morning as a man wrongly accused, asserting that he did not knowingly conceal or, in some cases, even receive the more than $250,000 in gifts as alleged by government prosecutors.