ROME (Reuters) – An Italian senator’s boast on television that he cheated traffic jams in Rome during a visit by President George W. Bush by calling an ambulance, may cost him a court appearance, officials said on Sunday.

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Conservative opposition senator Gustavo Selva risked being late for a TV interview on Saturday because streets around the Senate were blocked for Bush’s visit.

So he dialed 118 for an ambulance asking to be rushed to his heart specialist — giving the TV studio’s address.

My comment: The Senator would get my vote in a heartbeat. He’s a problem solver.

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