Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News   

Hastert Admits Abuse, Gets Prison

Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples
Become a Fan
  (49 fans)
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert
(Image by wochit News, Channel: wochit News)
  Details   DMCA

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert took the stand Wednesday in the sentencing hearing for his hush-money case. “I’m deeply ashamed for standing before you today,” he told the court. “The thing I want to do today is say I’m sorry.” Asked whether he molested Jolene Burdge’s brother, the late Stephen Reinboldt, Hastert said “yes.” In his sentencing, Judge Thomas Durkin called Hastert a “serial child molester” and sentenced him to two years of supervised release, including sex-offender treatment, and 15 months in prison along with a $250,000 fine.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.thedailybeast.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: