September 30, 2019
Indicted GOP congressman Chris Collins resigns ahead of expected guilty plea
By Sheila Samples
Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), once a close ally of President Trump, resigned from office Monday, one day before he was expected to plead guilty to insider trading charges in federal court. The sudden resignation marks a dramatic downfall for Collins, who was first elected to Congress in 2012. He later became the first member of Congress to endorse Trump in the crowded 2016 GOP presidential primary. A Federal Election Commission filing in April in ...
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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.