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Rep. Jackson: I did nothing wrong but 'deeply sorry' over 'social acquaintance'
Sun Times ^ | Sept. 21, 2010 | By NATASHA KORECKI AND ABDON M. PALLASCH

Posted on 09/21/2010 1:03:40 PM PDT by COUNTrecount

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) said Tuesday he is “deeply sorry” for having “disappointed some supporters” regarding his relationship with a female “social acquaintance.”

But the congressman vowed to stay in office in the wake of a Chicago Sun-Times report that a major political fund-raiser has told federal authorities that Jackson directed him to offer former Gov. Rod Blagojevich millions of dollars in campaign cash in return for an appointment for Jackson to the U.S. Senate, to succeed President Obama.

The allegation by Oak Brook businessman Raghuveer Nayak regarding fund-raising runs counter to public statements Jackson has made as recently as last week that he never authorized any deal to attempt to trade campaign cash for the Senate appointment, which ultimately went not to Jackson but to Sen. Roland Burris.

“The allegations about fund-raising and the Senate seat are not new,” SNIP

“The very idea of raising millions of dollars for a campaign other than my own is preposterous,” Jackson’s statement said. “My interest in the Senate seat was based on years of public service, which I am proud of, not some improper scheme with anyone.” SNIP Sources said Nayak also told authorities that Jackson asked him to pay to fly a Washington, D.C., restaurant hostess named Giovana Huidobro — described as a “social acquaintance” of the Democratic congressman — to Chicago to visit him. Nayak did so twice, according to the sources.

Jackson didn’t address Nayak’s allegation involving payment for those flights, which could raise ethical questions under the U.S. House of Representatives’ gift ban act.

But Jackson acknowledged knowing Huidobro and that the relationship was something he an his wife, Ald. Sandi Jackson, have had to deal with.

(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 111th; chicago; chicagoway; cultureofsleaze; giovanna; jessejacksonjr; jjj; paytoplay; treeacorn
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Doesn't Jesse Jr. want to run for mayor? So does Rahm. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Politics as usual in Chicago.
1 posted on 09/21/2010 1:03:45 PM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount
Ok, if you did nothing wrong why are you apologizing?
2 posted on 09/21/2010 1:06:05 PM PDT by svcw (Everyday the enemy tries to offer you an apple, when God has already given us an orchard.)
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To: COUNTrecount

I bet he is!


3 posted on 09/21/2010 1:06:56 PM PDT by ColdOne (November and Beyond! Do not vote for Obama Republicans! :^)))
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To: COUNTrecount

Rahmbo mailing out more fish?


4 posted on 09/21/2010 1:07:32 PM PDT by gundog (Why is it that useful idiots remain idiots long after they've exhausted their usefulness?)
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To: COUNTrecount
deeply sorry if i've dissapointed...

not quite a mea-culpa, is it? A press-release apology: "give 'em some gobbledy-gook and they'll think it's all OK."

5 posted on 09/21/2010 1:07:59 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: COUNTrecount

“...which could raise ethical questions under the U.S. House of Representatives’ gift ban act.”

But we’ve already been told the House Ethics Committee is racist for only investigating black congresspeople, so don’t expect them to add fuel to the racism claim


6 posted on 09/21/2010 1:08:13 PM PDT by Flightdeck (TANSTAAFL!)
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To: COUNTrecount

When I was first told by a staff member that my southern precincts were dallying in the valley, why, I was furious, absolutely furious, I can tell you. I immediately ordered a full investigation, and I have decided not to make any further comment until the investigatory process has run it’s course.


7 posted on 09/21/2010 1:09:41 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: COUNTrecount

He’s a hound dog just like his dad.


8 posted on 09/21/2010 1:09:57 PM PDT by dirtboy
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Giovana Huidobro
9 posted on 09/21/2010 1:11:00 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: the invisib1e hand; Flightdeck

He’ll probably run for mayor of Chicago. Many Blacks don’t care what he did.


10 posted on 09/21/2010 1:11:22 PM PDT by PhilCollins
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To: COUNTrecount

CREW doesn’t seem at all bothered.


11 posted on 09/21/2010 1:11:25 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Communities fight the construction projects: Walmarts, Starbucks and even tree removal.)
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To: gundog
Rahmbo mailing out more fish?

Do ya think?
12 posted on 09/21/2010 1:11:26 PM PDT by ComputerGuy (HM2/USN M/3/3 Marines RVN '66-'67)
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To: COUNTrecount
doesn’t the dogcatcher have an opening for Jr here?
13 posted on 09/21/2010 1:14:20 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: evets

Nice looking slut.

Pray for America


14 posted on 09/21/2010 1:20:41 PM PDT by bray (The Tea Party Manual: http://www.brayincandy.com/id239.html)
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To: NoLibZone

CREW is a bad joke!!! They ONLY go after Republicans and some loser Dems.


15 posted on 09/21/2010 1:22:17 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: PhilCollins

What is his wife saying about this dalliance?????


16 posted on 09/21/2010 1:23:09 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: COUNTrecount
...“deeply sorry” for having “disappointed some supporters” regarding his relationship with a female “social acquaintance.”

I thought I was reading an old news story from years ago. Seems Jesse said almost the same thing after his affair was discovered that he had with a woman, who gave birth to his illegitimate child. I remember him apologizing for his "mistake" then.

Just a mistake...that's what Dems call something they did on purpose...but get exposed later for their illegal or immoral actions. Just a mistake...and that is supposed to wipe it away. Now, herre's another of his "mistakes" with this supposed offer to Blago. How many "mistakes" do these clowns get?

17 posted on 09/21/2010 1:26:47 PM PDT by CitizenM (If we ever forget that we're one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under.-Ronald Re)
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To: Ann Archy

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”, I’d wager...

Colonel, USAFR


18 posted on 09/21/2010 1:28:01 PM PDT by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: COUNTrecount
Can I now start saying....I've given 30 years of public service....paying near 50% of my income every year to the FREAKING state. Can I call that "public service"?

Call me sick of these parasites calling their feeding at the pig trough..."a public service".

They all just piss me off....

19 posted on 09/21/2010 1:28:16 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Kill them all...let God sort them out.)
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To: dirtboy
"Social acquaintance"??? Is that what they call it these days?

Hey, baby, I wanna get real acquainted which you bein' sociable.

20 posted on 09/21/2010 1:29:36 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: COUNTrecount

Y’all stick by yo man till he make some thing of his self and then he leave you fo a white woman.

Next verse....


21 posted on 09/21/2010 1:30:59 PM PDT by Random Access
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To: Ann Archy

His wife hasn’t said anything, publicly, about his dalliance.


22 posted on 09/21/2010 1:38:58 PM PDT by PhilCollins
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To: COUNTrecount

More corruption among democrats.


23 posted on 09/21/2010 1:52:56 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: COUNTrecount
"I did not have sex with that woman, Miss Lewinski..."

- opps wrong dirbag dimocrap.

24 posted on 09/21/2010 1:56:09 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: dirtboy

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.


25 posted on 09/21/2010 2:12:32 PM PDT by Palladin (Remember Lepanto--Sink the Mosque!)
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To: dirtboy
Things like this always resurrect an ancient memory for me. Like father, like son.
26 posted on 09/21/2010 2:23:31 PM PDT by naturalized
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To: evets

I wish that I had Jesse's girl.

""Jessie is a friend
Yeah, I know he’s been a good friend of mine
But lately something’s changed, it ain’t hard to define
Jessie’s got himself a girl and I want to make her mine
And she’s watching him with those eyes
And she’s lovin’ him with that body, I just know it
And he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night

You know, I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
Where can I find a woman like that

I play along with the charade
There doesn’t seem to be a reason to change
You know I feel so dirty when they start talking cute
I wanna tell her that I love her but the point is probably moot
‘Cause she’s watching him with those eyes
And she’s lovin’ him with that body, I just know it
And he’s holding her in his arms late, late at night

You know, I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
Where can I find a woman like that

Like Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
Where can I find a woman
Where can I find a woman like that

And I’m lookin’ in the mirror all the time
Wonderin’ what she don’t see in me
I’ve been funny, I’ve been cool with the lines
Ain’t that the way love’s supposed to be

Tell me, where can I find a woman like that

(guitar solo)

You know, I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I want Jessie’s girl
Where can I find a woman like that
Like Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I want, I want Jessie’s girl
I wish that I had Jessie’s girl
I want, I want Jessie’s girl"

27 posted on 09/21/2010 2:34:59 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: COUNTrecount

What is wrong with people? Jackson wants to have an affair and so he asks one of his fundraisers to pay for her flights? These people in Washington are so drunk with power that they lose sight of all propriety and common sense. Never mind the issue of cheating on his wife. Why can’t he pay for his own mistresses? It is the height of stupidity to ask someone else to pay for your mistress.

(OK, I suppose I get the fact that his wife may wonder why his per diem check didn’t come in, but this is no different than any other person who is having an affair - covering his tracks and/or figuring out how to pay for it without the spouse finding out. Jackson got caught and that in itself is no crime, but someone else was paying for the trips, and this may be considered a gift to a congressman which is a crime... but even worse is it sets him up for blackmail - whomever was involved in covering up and paying for his woman on the side could have used this to coerce a vote or other favors).


28 posted on 09/21/2010 2:45:02 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: COUNTrecount

Since the prosecutors are determined to re-try Rod B. , then I can hope that Jesse Jr. gets called to the stand in the next trial.

Would love to see both him & his blackmailing/extorting daddy go down for the count.


29 posted on 09/21/2010 2:49:09 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: COUNTrecount

Cisco Coto on WLS was just having a heyday with this today. Junior gotta lotta ‘splainin’ to do...


30 posted on 09/21/2010 3:34:18 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: COUNTrecount

A ‘woodie’ has no conscience.


31 posted on 09/21/2010 3:34:44 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Reid: Why, oh why, are they picking on me?)
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“What is his wife saying about this dalliance?????”

I can hear him now channeling Clinton...

“Yes Dear, I did, several times, but I did not kiss her. It was more like a physical act, you know, like washing your hands.”

32 posted on 09/21/2010 3:41:29 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: evets

HMFIC go for the white stuff.


33 posted on 09/21/2010 3:43:24 PM PDT by Jacquerie
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To: COUNTrecount

I am more interested in the reports he tried to buy the Senate seat from Blango when President 0 was annointed


34 posted on 09/21/2010 3:53:25 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (The problem with Socialism is eventually you run out of other people's money. Lady Thatcher)
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To: gundog

B I N G O


35 posted on 09/21/2010 4:05:58 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: COUNTrecount
There was a little girl
Who had a little curl
Right in the middle of her forehead
When she was good
She was very, very good!
But when she was bad
She was HORRID!


36 posted on 09/21/2010 4:07:55 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: COUNTrecount
There was a little girl
Who had a little curl
Right in the middle of her forehead
When she was good
She was very, very good!
But when she was bad
She was HORRID!


37 posted on 09/21/2010 4:08:12 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SparkyBass

Holy double-post, Batman! Ooops!

Anyway, yeah, it’s Jr. but he didn’t fall far from the tree.


38 posted on 09/21/2010 4:09:02 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SparkyBass
Why didn't the Enquirer pick up on this affair? Or was it so secret only a Rahm would leak know.
39 posted on 09/21/2010 4:13:04 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; ...

ROFL! Like father ..

Now, the Majorca trip may not have been so innocent.
Giovanna appears to be from Peru.

http://search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=A0oG76K1PplMmF8AZf9XNyoA?p=giovanna+huidboro+peru&fr2=sb-bot&fr=chr-ober&type=pogo

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Slammed With New Allegations of Ethics Violation, Sexual Affair
Posted by Guest Contributor on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 2:57 PM
-By Warner Todd Huston

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On the eave of the biggest rush to run for Chicago Mayor in recent memory, Jesse Jackson, Jr. has been hit with more allegations of being involved in a scheme to buy a Senate seat from disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Additionally, there is a hint that Jackson was involved with a woman flown several times to Chicago by a campaign contributor.

An Indian-American businessman has told federal authorities that he was asked by Congressman Jackson to begin raising money for Rod Blagojevich so that Blago might appoint Jackson to the open Senate seat that Obama vacated when he took the White House in 2008.

Shortly after Blagojevich’s arrest on corruption charges in December 2008, the Chicago Tribune reported that FBI agents went to the Oak Brook home of Indian-American businessman, Raghuveer P. Nayak. The Tribune reported Nayak hosted an Oct. 31, 2008 luncheon where he discussed raising $1 million for Blagojevich to help persuade the governor to choose Jackson.

The congressman’s brother Jonathan appeared at a Nayak-sponsored fundraiser for the governor three days before Blagojevich was arrested.

There is also an affair broadly hinted at between the Congressman and a woman named Giovanna Huidobro, an affair that Jackson has asked the media to ignore so as to “respect” his “private” problem between he and his wife.

The woman is said to be a “restaurant hostess” but the picture that is being used by the media looks suspiciously like a swimsuit model seen on the CincoUno.com website.

http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/JacksonChick_03.jpg

When confronted with the possible relationship, Jackson clammed up and tried to cajole the media to ignore the whole thing.

“The reference to a social acquaintance is a private and personal matter between me and my wife that was handled some time ago,” Jackson said in his statement. “I ask that you respect our privacy.

“I know I have disappointed some supporters, and for that I am deeply sorry. But I remain committed to serving my constituents and fighting on their behalf.”

Like father like son, I guess. Jackson Sr. is well known for his sexual dalliances.

Some may harken back to their old Clinton arguments and say that this is all “just about sex.” Au contraire. This woman was flown to Chicago at least two times by a supporter for costs exceeding the House of Representative’s gifting rules. Jackson did not mention these flights on his House disclosure filings. This is an ethics violation in more ways than just the violation of his wedding vows.

*snip*

I would suggest that all this makes Jackson’s possibility of running for Mayor of Chicago a lot less likely.

http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/09/new-jesse-jackson-jr-allegations-of-ethics-violation-sexual-affair/

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Timing is VERY interesting. Et tu, Rahm ?


40 posted on 09/21/2010 4:37:19 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: COUNTrecount

Snakes nest of criminals up there. I am sorry is supposed to be punishment for their sins.


41 posted on 09/21/2010 4:38:51 PM PDT by dforest
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To: STARWISE

Jesse Jr cheating on his wife, who saw that coming?

Pray for America


42 posted on 09/21/2010 4:41:16 PM PDT by bray (The Tea Party Manual: http://www.brayincandy.com/id239.html)
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To: dirtboy
He’s a hound dog just like his dad.

Yes, those 'hate whitey' dogs go after Caucasian blond's.
43 posted on 09/21/2010 4:42:46 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: COUNTrecount
Hmmm, if a "social acquaintance" is someone you screw, then what is "social justice". When justice gets screwed?

Just wondering.

44 posted on 09/21/2010 4:47:22 PM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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To: COUNTrecount

The Congressman had Nayak pimping for him?

Well, he can always get a job on CNN.


45 posted on 09/21/2010 5:09:51 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Whatever he did should help Jesse, Jr., in IL; people there will be thrilled again.


46 posted on 09/21/2010 8:38:44 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Rush was right when he said America may survive Obama but not the Obama supporters.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

“Justice” in IL means getting to do anything you want withouty repercussions.


47 posted on 09/21/2010 8:39:56 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Rush was right when he said America may survive Obama but not the Obama supporters.)
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“What is his wife saying about this dalliance???”

I believe I heard Sandy's reaction after she found out...
...I don't live in Illinois, but, you know, loud voices do carry.

Triple J, and most other married black men in particular, do the dally. They feel that they’re entitled and what the hell, it's just sex and back home they go, because THEY CAN.

48 posted on 09/21/2010 8:46:56 PM PDT by itssme
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"Social acquaintance"??? Is that what they call it these days?

Whore, tramp, homewrecker have pretty much disappeared from the mainstream vocabulary. Doesn't make them any less what they are. Or the perv/scum that pay for their "acquaintance" any less what they are either.

49 posted on 09/21/2010 9:12:20 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: presently no screen name
Yes, those 'hate whitey' dogs go after Caucasian blond's.

Isn't that just an irony? Either way, they want to screw whitey.

50 posted on 09/21/2010 9:23:37 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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