Slanting it the other way

The United Nations are still begging to have a strangehold on investigations into their own widespread corruption. However, the Reuters report isn't exactly getting to the point. Let's see if we can understand what's going on here by rewriting this story with the same slant that the average media outlet gives to any story on George W. Bush:
A federal court judge on Wednesday extended for the fifth time an order barring a former investigator for the U.N. oil-for-food probe from turning over documents to U.S. congressional committees.
A federal court judge will continue to stop former FBI agent Robert Parton from passing on new information that could show the full extent of the corruption at the United Nations.
The delay, until July 13, was granted by U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina in Washington. All parties have asked for repeated delays while they try to work out an agreement.
The United Nations was pushing quite heavily for the delay, which was granted by U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina in Washington.
The restraining order, first issued on May 9, blocks Robert Parton, a former FBI agent, from handing over boxes of documents to two congressional committees that subpoenaed them after he resigned from the U.N.-appointed Independent Inquiry Committee.
The restraining order blocks Robert Parton from handing over boxes of documents related to the world's biggest case of fraud and corruption, that he got while he was appointed by the UN to commission a report into the Oil-For-Food scandal.
Parton left the probe, led by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, believing the inquiry ignored evidence critical of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, whose son worked for a company that received a lucrative contract in Iraq under the $67 billion program.
Parton quit the investigation, as he believed the evidence against Kofi Annan was ignored. This may explain why Kofi appointed a man with extensive ties to companies and persons implicated in the scandal, and was a close friend of Kofi's.
Parton took thousands of files with him, which the Volcker inquiry says violated a confidentiality agreement, could put witnesses at risk and jeopardize its investigation.
Paul Volcker wants to keep documents showing UN mismanagement, corruption, fraud and embezzlement out of the hands of US Congressional investigators, as he worries about the effect this would have on the pay packets of some of the top names in the UN.
The documents were given in response to a subpoena to the House of Representatives International Relations Committee, headed by Illinois Republican Rep. Henry Hyde. Another House committee and one in the Senate then filed their own subpoenas.
Unlike Volcker, the House of Representatives International Relations Committee is actively attempting to get to the bottom of why US$17.3 billion was pilfered under Kofi's watch.
In its suit against Parton, the United Nations does not ask for the documents in the possession of Hyde's panel, but tries to prevent them from being distributed to other committees.
The United Nations is expected to continue in their efforts to stifle external investigations into their corrupt ways in the future.

(Cross-posted to The House Of Wheels.)

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