Sneed has learned U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who handily won re-election Tuesday despite a lengthy stay at Mayo Clinic for depression and bipolar disorder, is in the midst of plea discussions with the feds probing his alleged misuse of campaign funds.
Another example of the Chicago-style cronyism inside the Holder DoJ.The latest FBI inquiry into Jackson’s possible misuse of campaign funds began before Jackson went on medical leave in June.
... If Jackson, a 17-year veteran of Congress, opts to plead guilty to a federal felony — or goes to trial and is found guilty — he’d have to resign from the office he just won with a commanding 64 percent of the vote. A new election would then have to be called.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal last month, “attorneys for the lawmaker recently sought assurance from senior Justice Department officials to not seek an indictment before the November election.n.
And a demonstration of the stupidity and sheep-like behavior of the voters in Jackson's district.