PARIS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - French Budget Minister Jerome
Cahuzac said on Tuesday he was confident that a preliminary
investigation set to be opened over allegations he had a secret
bank account in Switzerland would clear him.
"Jerome Cahuzac welcomes the Paris prosecutor's decision,"
his office said in a statement after news that an inquiry would
be opened. "This step will, as he has always said, show his
complete innocence from the absurd allegations that he has been