Larry Langford: In his own words
"I don’t’ fly, unless — I wouldn’t be down here unless you weren’t the SEC. I don’t get on planes."
— On fear of flying.
Q: "Is that all one word?"
Langford: "Yeah, pretty much."
Q: "One word or two words?"
Langford: "Two words."
— On his home business, GlobalLink/Global Link.
"I’m a kind of a clothes person. I like clothes."
— On his $70,000 credit card debt and store credit, spent mostly on clothes.
"I have a mortgage, a couple of car notes, maybe three."
— On his other debts besides clothes.
Q: "Did you discuss your financial situation with anybody at the time?"
Langford: "Just my wife."
Q: "Besides your wife — that you needed to pay off these loans — did you discuss that situation with anybody else besides your immediate family?"
Langford: "Just Al."
— On taking loans from lobbyist Al LaPierre.
"I broke some stuff in my face."
— On dental bills.
"You can go to Oxford and Oxford will want $3,000 for a suit. You can go to Century 21, you can get it for $400."
— On shopping in New York’s Garment District.
Langford: "I didn’t know America had that many investment bankers, but they were lined up everywhere."
Q: "And lined up outside your door?"
Langford: "Out the door, down the hall, out to the street, calling for appointments every day."
— On bond solicitors.
Q: "Did you ever consider it?"
Langford: "Well, no. I mean, obviously not."
— On bidding out county bond work.
"I know I’ve given him more than he’s ever given me."
— On exchanging gifts with Bill Blount.
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