In case you were wondering about why the Schlozman report is dated July 2 2008 but was only released today, see this excerpt from page one:
We referred the findings from our investigation to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia in March 2008. We completed this written report of investigation in July 2008.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office informed us on January 9, 2009, of its decision to decline prosecution of Schlozman. The Interim U.S. Attorney, Jeffrey Taylor, was recused from the matter and the decision.
We are now releasing our July 2008 report of investigation…
In other words, although the report found that Schlozman broke the law and lied to the Senate about it, he won’t face criminal charges.
We’ve called the US Attorney’s office to find out more about that decision.