In the plea agreementMr. Jacob Sullum of Reason magazine opined that the financial "structuring" offense to which Hastert pleaded guilty "should not be a crime Years later, no one is wearing them. Hastert replaced Newt Gingrich. Chicago News. In mid-December, Representative Robert L.
The newspaper said all of the accusers are men whose allegations stem from when they were teenagers and Hastert was their high school coach in Yorkville, southwest of Chicago. Hastert about his bank withdrawals in December The former student — who was not identified in court papers — told the F.
Authorities respond to multiple fires, vandalism and looting as Kenosha reels from Blake shooting. Hastert was then reelected in his Fox Valley -centered district several times, by wider margins, aided by his role in redistricting following the Census.
Hastert until Nov. One of them is dead. Attorney Steven Block said Individual D has had a difficult time deciding whether to go public about the alleged abuse. Instead, prosecutors told the judge they had disclosed to Hastert's lawyers two weeks ago that another alleged victim, Individual D, had come forward and was leaning toward testifying at Hastert's sentencing hearing about abuse he had suffered.
Soon after pleading guilty, Hastert suffered a stroke, and was hospitalized from November to January 15, Attorney Zachary Fardon said Friday, adding that that was only preliminary and routine in most cases. Senate: R. In May , six months after resigning from Congress, the Washington, D.
USA Today. He was first elected to the United States House of Representatives in , and was re-elected every two years until he retired in