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WHITE HOUSE OFFICES LEFT 'TRASHED': PORN BOMBS, LEWD
MESSAGES; LEGAL PROBE CONSIDERED
Administration has quietly launched an investigation into apparent acts of
vandalism and destruction of federal property -- after incoming Bush staffers
discover widespread sabotage of White House office equipment and lewd messages
left behind by previous tenants!
Harriet Miers, 55, Assistant to
President Bush and staff secretary will be investigating possible legal
ramifications of the White House trashing and possible theft, the DRUDGE REPORT
"Miers is just beginning her investigation," a well-place
source said late Wednesday from Washington. "The level of the trashing is very
troubling, this is not just 'W' keys missing from keyboards."
left by departing Clintonites goes "way beyond pranks, to vandalism", said a
close Bush adviser.
White House employees aren't waiting to be
interviewed by Miers. They are providing names of the worst malefactors,
previous occupants of specific offices.
Photographic and audio evidence
is being collected -- as the full scope of the damage becomes
Bush's staff has been cautioned not to go public with the extent
of the damage and the worst is being closely held among very top staffers for
fear of leaks. But, according to sources, so far Bush officials have
*Phone lines were cut, rendering them inoperable.
mail messages were changed to obscene, scatological greetings. One Bush staffer
had his grandmother call from the Midwest. She was horrified by what she heard
on the other end of the line.
*Many phone lines misdirected to other
*Desks found turned completely upside down and trash
deliberately left everywhere.
*Computer printers that were filled with
blank paper but interspersed with pornographic pictures and obscene slogans that
would be revealed only as items were run off the computer.
weren't just pried off more than 40 keyboards, some were glued on with
Superglue; some were turned upside down and glued on.
*VP Office space in the Old Executive Office Building found
in complete shambles. Mrs. Gore had to phone Mrs. Cheney to apologize, first
reported by Rich Galen's Mullings.
*Lewd MagicMarker graffiti found on
one office hallway.
Separately, the WASHINGTON TIMES reported that Air
Force One was "stripped bare" during the former president's "official" farewell
flight to New York on Inaugural Day.
All the plane's porcelain china,
silverware, salt and pepper shakers, blankets and pillow cases — most of it
bearing the presidential seal -- were taken by Clinton staff, a military steward
told the paper.
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