Public Citizen's list of the Political Players

Bush, Cheney and Thomas White
"All right. Did you notice all the Enron stuff that everybody was asking
about? Look what made it on the air -- the business-scandal
side of it." -- White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer to NBC's Tom
Brokaw, January 17, 2002.

by Gail Martin

Ken Lay:
The Bush-Lay Letters

Selling Stock While Telling Employees It's a "Good Time to Buy"

Letters Show Close Ties to Bush

Refused to Testify Before Congress

"The most accomplished confidence man since Charles Ponzi"

Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO
NYTimes (February 7)

Because all of his counterparts have asserted their Fifth Amendment rights, former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling has been the only major player to testify before Congress about the Enron collapse. Countering media characterizations of him as a hands-on "control freak," Skilling testified that he delegated to subordinates, calling himself "a controls freak" and claiming that he instituted "a very effective control structure for the company." READ MORE

Andrew Fastow, ex-CFO: the "Betty Crocker of Cooked Books"
NY Times (February 6)

Others not so silent about Fastow's role

Thomas White, ex-Enron Vice Chair, now U.S. Secretary of the Army
Washington Post (February 17)

Geoffrey Prosch, (former EES director, now U.S. Army) and
Dominic Izzo, (former Enron International Engineering, deputy assistant
secretary of the U.S. Army)

Ralph Reed: Mobilizing the Religious Right for Deregulation