FBI Looked Into Rumors GOP Icon Jack Kemp Was Gay

Through a series of interviews, including one with Kemp himself, the FBI picked apart the "Kemp is gay" rumors, and eventually concluded that they amounted to nothing but gossip. From the FBI file obtained by Salon and concerning agents' interaction with Kemp:


While the matter may have officially been settled, the chatter continued to follow the late Congressman, including during his tenure as Bob Dole's running mate in the 1996 presidential election.

It also makes you wonder how many other politicians have been put under the Spooks' gay microscope.