White House Says Daschle's Tax Failure Was a 'Serious Mistake'

After a closed-door session before the Senate Finance Committee this evening, embattled Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle apologized and said his failure to pay taxes was unintentional. "I deeply apologize to President Obama, to my colleagues and the American people," Daschle said. "I would hope that my mistake could be viewed in the context of 30 years of public service." The failure by the former Senate majority leader to pay taxes on the free use of a car and driver for several...Full Story
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