Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: Dennis Hastert

Former House Speaker Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

Before Dennis Hastert was House Speaker he worked as a teacher and wrestling coach, during which time he sexually abused several of his male students.

Dennis Hastert, Nancy Pelosi and America’s ‘Family Values’

While Liberals and Conservatives both "care about families and children," Liberals' humane policies do more to help families over the "selfish and self-righteous approach of the Republican right." Where's America's family values?

The Real Scandal in Denny Hastert’s Life

Hastert openly traded legislative favors for campaign cash, including profiting personally from his powerful position. And, when he was squeezed out because of the corruption, he didn't return to the home folks — he became a K-Street lobbyist, continuing to profit to this day by doing corporate favors.

Former House Speaker Charged with Concealing Blackmail Payments

Dennis Hastert, former House Speaker, was indicted for covering up large bank transactions and lying to the FBI. Forced to cover up past misconduct through blackmail payments, is Hastert squeaky clean reputation now tainted?

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