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Jesse Jackson Jr. Signs Plea Deal In Federal Probe
NBC Chicago ^ | 2-8-13 | Mary Ann Ahren

Posted on 02/08/2013 9:44:37 AM PST by bigbob

It’s been nearly three months since Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress, but now NBC News confirms that Jackson has signed papers in a plea deal within the past several days. Jackson’s case is being handled by the US Attorney’s office in Washington DC. While no public announcement is expected today, those with knowledge of the investigation believe the loose ends now deal with Jackson’s wife, former Alderman Sandi Jackson, and whether or not she is ultimately charged. Under the terms of the deal Jackson signed, he pleads guilty and his fate – as to jail time – would be in the hands of a federal judge, not yet assigned. He would repay the government hundreds of thousands of dollars – for items like the $40,000 Rolex watch, travel expenses for a woman he described as a “social acquaintance” and furniture purchased for his home. Converting campaign contributions for personal use is strictly prohibited by federal law. It opens Jackson up to “not more than 5 years” in prison.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; jackson; jessejacksonjr; plea
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Reported on WLS-AM at 11...Jesse Jr. going down.
1 posted on 02/08/2013 9:44:49 AM PST by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Mmmmm....I wonder what party he’s from? It doesn’t say...


2 posted on 02/08/2013 9:47:38 AM PST by wny
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To: bigbob

He won’t do one single day of jail time.


3 posted on 02/08/2013 9:47:46 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: bigbob

Repay the gov’t “hundreds of thousands of dollars”.

There is something wrong when a member of Congress acquires “hundreds of thousands of dollars” while in office.

Or when a President leaves office a millionaire.


4 posted on 02/08/2013 9:49:23 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: hattend
Or when a President leaves office a millionaire.

Unless he entered office as a billionaire.

5 posted on 02/08/2013 9:54:24 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Gaffer

“He won’t do one single day of jail time.”

Jackson’s case is being handled by the US Attorney’s office in Washington DC

Guaranteed! He will do no jail time or else he wouldn’t have signed it. If he doesn’t that proves there are ‘two Americas’ one for the politicians (& cronies) and one for the rest of us.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 9:55:32 AM PST by kcvl
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To: bigbob

I’m to believe they found an even stupider Jesse Jackson? Astounding.


7 posted on 02/08/2013 10:02:28 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: bigbob

Political public servants should be term limited according to their net worth. Once they make their first million as a politician, they should be required to resign from government.


8 posted on 02/08/2013 10:04:22 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: Gaffer
He won’t do one single day of jail time.

Of course not, that would be racist.

9 posted on 02/08/2013 10:10:30 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!!)
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To: bigbob

The most he’ll get is probation and a fine. If JJ Jr got even so much as one day in jail, his daddy would be all over that judge like Rosie O’Donnell on a toilet seat.


10 posted on 02/08/2013 10:10:47 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Gaffer
He won’t do one single day of jail time.

Of course not, that would be racist.

11 posted on 02/08/2013 10:10:47 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!!)
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To: bigbob

Will that be “Goodfella’s” prison time or “Office Space” prison time?


12 posted on 02/08/2013 10:12:32 AM PST by John 3_19-21 (The owner of a uterus has no more "right" than a gun owner, to kill innocent lives.)
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To: muir_redwoods

Daddy better get out there and shake down lots of companies in order to help JR. pay back the money.


13 posted on 02/08/2013 10:15:18 AM PST by surrey
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To: ScottinVA
...like Rosie O’Donnell on a toilet seat.

Well there goes my lunch appetite, thanksalot.

14 posted on 02/08/2013 10:15:30 AM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!!)
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To: bigbob
"Remember to keep your mouth shut about our deals JJ when you were my campaign co-chair." I told Holder to make sure that you only get community service dude."
15 posted on 02/08/2013 10:16:10 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: hattend

Nearly every dmned one of the congresscritters is a crook or blackmailable. Washington is a cesspool. Democrats are the bottom feeders.


16 posted on 02/08/2013 10:20:29 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: bigbob
Just curious, but could Jesse Jackson, Jr. be sent the same prison as ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D-IL)? Rod would like a cellmate to share his life behind bars. What a twofer — two IL Donkeys in the same cell. Priceless.
17 posted on 02/08/2013 10:25:31 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Democrats are the bottom feeders.

When you "drain the swamp" like Nancy did, that's all that's left

18 posted on 02/08/2013 10:30:25 AM PST by digger48
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To: bigbob

He spent campaign funds for a $40,000 Rolex watch. That is something that a pimp like him needs. I wonder if he has a red Cadillac Eldorado with white interior and wire wheels.


19 posted on 02/08/2013 10:34:40 AM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: bigbob

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA! As we chronicled in the documentary, HILLARY! UNCENSORED, the witch committed the biggest campaign finance fraud in history, illegally directed in kind contributions of 1.5 mil, made four false reports to the FEC, lied in a sworn affadavit, and all that happened was the campaign was fined 35K.


20 posted on 02/08/2013 10:36:20 AM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: KeyLargo

"Seerously, when my son and Barack do that naked, oiled up gladiator thing in the White House pool, you thinkin' dayam, look jus' like transistorized Woody Strode and Grace Jones in Sparticus"


21 posted on 02/08/2013 10:38:12 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: bigbob
Not to worry, Eric Holder and the obozo to the his rescue. According to Holder referring to the Black Panther thugs, Jesse Jackson Jr is also one of their own. Which one would that be; the crook, the thug, the liar, the thief, the racist, the slimy politician, the shake down artist, the democrap, the Marxist, the Communist, the narcissist, the utopian idiot, or the black man who wants to kill and maim whitey, or ALL of the above?
22 posted on 02/08/2013 10:41:39 AM PST by drypowder
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To: bigbob

Jesse Jr. got a bad case of the sadz when he learned the feds were probing him. Query whether he in fact gets any prison time.


23 posted on 02/08/2013 10:46:23 AM PST by AtlasStalled
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To: forgotten man
Jesse Jacko Jr may have used campaign $$ to buy a $40K Rolex for Girlfriend

Posted by Jim Hoft on Thursday, November 8, 2012, 12:04 PM

While pointing out that Jackson, Jr. was “one who is this good”, there was no mention of his 2010 affair scandal with Peruvian nightclub hostess Giovana Huidobro, which Jackson said “is a private and personal matter between me and my wife.” Something the media has had absolutely no curiosity about."

24 posted on 02/08/2013 10:47:23 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: bigbob
No mention of him being in on the Senate seat for sale?

I wonder if that's still under investigation.

25 posted on 02/08/2013 11:04:08 AM PST by what's up
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To: bigbob

“Plea-Deal”

In other words, Jesse Jackson Jr. is a free man !


26 posted on 02/08/2013 11:05:32 AM PST by Chief901 (Tyranny coming to an area near you soon !)
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To: Gaffer
He won’t do one single day of jail time.

Nope. Those in the "club" ALWAYS protect their own.

27 posted on 02/08/2013 11:11:53 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Gaffer

I was hoping he can at least milk the cows at Lompoc for a year or two, maybe pick daisies in a Colorado fed garden, might help mellow him out a bit.. his family deserve their own prison suite , including Je$$e Sr.


28 posted on 02/08/2013 11:13:01 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: KeyLargo

Funny, she doesn’t look Peruvian.


29 posted on 02/08/2013 11:14:55 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Gaffer

IF King Obama ever leaves, Junior will be one of the names on the pardon list.


30 posted on 02/08/2013 11:20:16 AM PST by austinaero
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To: bigbob

Under the bus you go, Je$$e Jack$$on Junior.

I wonder if this has anything to do with his father threatening to tear the king’s family jewels from his royal body?


31 posted on 02/08/2013 11:21:13 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: bigbob

Say the magic word and the duck will come down. That duck has never been seen in liberal lapdog media.


32 posted on 02/08/2013 11:26:30 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: KeyLargo

Giovana Huidobro is definitely NOT GUILTY!


33 posted on 02/08/2013 11:36:48 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: wny

All this means is the scandal is waaay larger, and the investigation was getting too close to the truth.
Little jackson was told to fall under the bus to cut
their losses. Democrats only admit guilt to prevent bigger democraps from getting caught.


34 posted on 02/08/2013 11:50:26 AM PST by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: Menehune56

To bad this class act was caught early. He would have made a great DEMOCRATIC SENATOR. I can hear the consulting that went on between them for 5k per month. Honey, do we have anymore Chrystal Champaign. Yes dear.


35 posted on 02/08/2013 11:50:52 AM PST by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: bigbob
And if he were to run for his seat again, he would still get 85% of the vote.
36 posted on 02/08/2013 12:05:56 PM PST by NJRighty (I need a new tag line)
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To: doug from upland

“...HILLARY! UNCENSORED, the witch committed the biggest campaign finance fraud in history,... and all that happened was the campaign was fined 35K.”

And that was probably considered severe.


37 posted on 02/08/2013 12:13:45 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Pray for revival. <BCC><)
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To: bigbob

If Jesse Jackson, Sr. had a son he’d look just like Jesse Jackson, Jr.


38 posted on 02/08/2013 1:01:59 PM PST by 762X51
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To: ScottinVA
like Rosie O’Donnell on a toilet seat.

I don't think I've ever replied to you before, but let me just say I hate you.

I did NOT need that mental image.

Where's the brain bleach?

/johnny

39 posted on 02/08/2013 1:06:05 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: hattend

It would be interesting to track the net worth of those in Congress - from their first day in office to about 2 years after they leave office. I believe that deals are made with ‘stuff’ coming due after they leave office.


40 posted on 02/08/2013 1:59:57 PM PST by unique3
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To: JRandomFreeper
"I did NOT need that mental image."

Do not fear. Actual images provided here:

41 posted on 02/08/2013 2:01:46 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gaffer

I wish we had twitter and Facebook like features so I could easily put this comment up on both of my accounts.

Nevertheless, the scramble is on to make sure the “right” federal judge is assigned to the case. Like one who previously defended the Rainbow Coalition when they were an Attorney (or some similar set of corrupt circumstances that present a clear conflict of interest).


42 posted on 02/08/2013 2:38:31 PM PST by Brian_Casserly ("He who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.")
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To: bigbob

The more we hear about this, the more I suspect that Jackson’s “clinical depression” was just a ruse to escape (or at least delay and mitigate) prosecution.


43 posted on 02/08/2013 2:39:49 PM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: ScottinVA
wonderful, now my minds eye is blind...
44 posted on 02/08/2013 3:38:41 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: austinaero

Pardon is only granted after the time has been served for a federal sentence. Obama could not grant him a pardon, because whether he serves time or not, the time served with the sentence must be expired before a pardon can be granted. Obama will not be in after the 5 years. ( I could be wrong about the pardon time served, but generally that is how it has been done.)


45 posted on 02/08/2013 3:57:56 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: bigbob
Finally, a Jesse Jerkson wearing state issue. Junior will be a big hit in D Block.
46 posted on 02/08/2013 4:55:41 PM PST by twister881
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To: bigbob

“Like father, like son? Think about it, won’t you?”


47 posted on 02/08/2013 6:06:06 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: bigbob

Yes it looks as if he is but now the question is whether or not his wife (an alderman?) will join him.


48 posted on 02/08/2013 7:18:01 PM PST by StarFan
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To: hattend

Or the Senate Majority leader entering the Senate as a pauper and now a multi-millionaire.


49 posted on 02/08/2013 7:21:09 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Those who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: bigbob

Whenever these crooks are ordered to pay a fine I always wonder where the money comes from.


50 posted on 02/08/2013 7:33:47 PM PST by Terry Mross (Who long before America is no more?)
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