I think that was in reference to the cost of investigations:Manchot said:I have never understood this "cost to the taxpayers" argument. The judges, prosecutors, bailiffs, and clerks are paid regardless of whether they are prosecuting Tom DeLay or not.
On a side note, according to MSNBC, the grand jury's foreman, William Gibson, had this to say:
http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/stories/1999/06/30/ic.history/index.htmlSince then, 21 special investigations have been launched, with seven leading to convictions and five still active. The total cost passed $166 million through the last fiscal year.