Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on December 22nd, 2010 5:46 am by HL
DOJ: We’re Not ‘Gun-Shy’ On Prosecuting Politicians, We Just Can’t Prove Our Cases
Sen. John Ensign (R-NV). Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA). Former Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX). Rep. Don Young (R-AK). Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV). What do all these politicians have in common? Despite being embroiled in scandal, all have announced in the past year that the Justice Department wouldn’t be pursuing charges against them.
FEC Ignored Its General Counsel In Letting Ensign Off The Hook
When the Federal Election Commission decided in November to close a complaint against Sen. John Ensign (R-NV), it ignored the recommendation of its general counsel.