Skip to comments.Report: More trouble for Jackson Jr.
Posted on 10/12/2012 3:22:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Report: More trouble for Jackson Jr.
By SEUNG MIN KIM | 10/12/12 5:12 PM EDT
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) gone from Congress since June on a medical leave of absence is now facing a new federal investigation into suspicious activity in his finances, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
According to the Sun-Times, federal investigators are looking into Jacksons finances surrounding his House seat and the possibility of inappropriate expenditures." This latest probe doesnt involve the ethical troubles that had been surrounding Jackson in connection with allegations that he used official resources to try and win appointment to President Barack Obamas old Senate seat, the Sun-Times reported.
The investigation had been active before Jackson took a formal leave of absence on June 10, according to the newspaper. Jacksons office did not publicly disclose the lawmakers leave of absence until two weeks later.
A Jackson spokesman told the Sun-Times that he was not aware of any investigation. Another top aide to Jackson did not return an e-mail from POLITICO seeking comment.
Jacksons aides said in late June that he had taken a leave of absence but did not disclose why. Later, his staff revealed that Jackson was being treated at the Mayo Clinic for bipolar disorder.
He has since left the Rochester, Minn., clinic and returned to Washington, D.C., but has given no indication when he would return to work on Capitol Hill.
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If he steps down will all charges be dropped?
All he has to do is say he erred and donate something to charity and all is forgiven
Politics aside, it drives a bit nuts when an elected official gets sick, or goes to rehab, or whatever, for an extended period of time and doesn’t resign. They’re not doing their job (representing their constituency) when they’re in a clinic.
I guess it’s a pet peeve of mine that someone should actually do the job for which they’re being paid.
Hey—I’m okay if he NEVER comes back. Poor baby—he’s probably got enough money by now to retire to the good life.
Don't forget 'rehab'.
He failed to pay off the proper person, or to conduct a really loud, raceCentric protest; if the nads don’t fit, you might have to quit.
Why doesn’t daddy loan him one of his many race cards?
I’m crazy and an embezzler ..... and be sure to vote me back in.
Can you imagine an out-going Obama’s pardons?
He cannot pardon him unless he has been convicted.
He saw it coming and called in sick to put it on hold.
But....but.......he’s BLACK!! NOTHING can touch him!!
Just for the record.
JJ biological father was Noah Robinson
Michelle Robinson Obama spent enough time in JJ’s home to be call Sis by the siblings.
Both families came from the same Friends Plantation area of the Carolinas.
JJ’s half brother Noah Robinson was a leader of El Rukn a street gang whose primary crimes were male/female prostitution, drugs, murder for hire. (He’s currently doing life for his activities with the gang)
FerretCON converted the entire gang to Islam.
BhO territory to organize overlaps El Rukn’s territory.
The Senate seat went to Bu...Who was receiving 5,000/month from Loop Enterprises. Loop Enterprises was partly owned by Craig Robinson, MO’s bro. Loop was named as part of a pay to play activity in Philly, Didn’t go to court because one of the star witnesses died.....
And So It goes. ......
It also drives me nuts when they run for another office without resigning their current office.
Im crazy and an embezzler ..... and be sure to vote me back in
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Did they even run a ‘challenger’ to his seat?
Or is he running unopposed?
He should not have ‘won’ the “D” nomination since he was/is incapacitated for an undetermined time.
Of course, who am I to Judge?
I believe if you have to leave your job for any extended time ‘ Congressman or Senator ‘ running for Pres or VP or extended hospital stay etc you are NOT serving your constituents by not actively doing your job and you should resign your seat once you accept the nomination.
At least Bob Dole had the ‘decency’ to do that.
Also, when a sitting Gov, Cong, Sen is chairman of the RNC or DNC they can’t be giving full time and attention to either job.
Oh dear, that poor boy...
Is there a plea in the works?
“The probe was active in the weeks prior to Jackson taking a leave from his U.S. House post on June 10”
Jesse JR. could get off because of insanity. Liberalism is a recognized mental disorder.
Yes he can. Consider Ford’s pardon of Nixon.
The great irony being that the donation is made with money he stole in the first place.
That, and a couple of anonymous all expenses paid vakays with Rangle, and he’ll be back to grafting and griftng with the best of em.
3 hours watching a movie with a therapist should do it
I figured when he went into rehab that there were charges coming down the pike.
Wrongo. Nixon was pardoned
He certainly didn’t put his house on the market to pay for medical and rehab costs. He’s got a cadillac health insurance plan. More like he needs the money for legal costs.
Very interesting post.
What is the relationship between Noah Robinson and MooseChelle Robinson?
Anyone on the ground in Illinois? Did Jackson even “qualify” for the ballot? No doubt he would win in absentia, but aren’t there some hungry young liberals out there that would snatch this opportunity to get elected?
Why wouldn’t JJJr qualify for the ballot?
We had a House member from Indiana (Julia Carson) who had dementia and kept getting elected and finally went right from the House floor to the mortuary. (Then they put in her grandson as a replacement).
...now facing a new federal investigation into "suspicious activity" in his finances... surrounding his House seat and the "possibility of inappropriate expenditures." This latest probe doesnât involve the ethical troubles that had been surrounding Jackson in connection with allegations that he used official resources to try and win appointment to President Barack Obamaâs old Senate seat...And I hope he hangs in there about three more weeks, no reason.
Noah Robinson Sr is JJ’s biological dad. Noah Jr is JJ’s half brother. ALthough both Michelle Robinson and JJ’s family have ancestors from the same area material actually tying the two together is.......We know MO spent time in their home and other personal information because a freeper grew up with them.
a JJJ pardon is a given...Remember who was in a near by residense when MO traveled to Spain!
Thanks, I thought with the same last name (albeit a common one) they might be relatives.
A stupider woman has never lived. And she actually probably gained a few IQ points after her stroke.
It was like the old Soviet Union. Her handlers kept holding her up, lest she trip over her own shoelaces.
It sort of got worse though.
Now we have the Muzzie grandson.
Here’s a hint
You know her grandson has converted to Islam don’t you?
I AM THOROUGHLY CONVINCED THAT...
ALL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE GUILTY OF SOMETHING UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT!
< /Rant >
Something was always off about Julia Carson. I'd see her in commercials, and she was clearly 1)impaired 2)stupid 3)a puppet.
When she appeared on TV urging people to be a "bug buster" and get a flu shot, I thought "This woman can barely speak. So how come when "she" writes an editorial for the Indianapolis Star all of a sudden she has perfect grammar and syntax?"
Her grandson is a perfect replacement for her. Misguided, mis-educated, and able to "relate" to his constituents on a 3rd grade level. Which is about how intelligent his constituents are.
I thought I was the only sane person in Indianapolis when I voted against her. Repeatedly.
Did Jackson even qualify for the ballot?
Even If I lived in Jackson's district, I'd want SOMEONE to represent me, if only to bring home the pork and keep the welfare checks coming.
I'm stunned that there wasn't some other democrat who would step up. It would be the easiest pick up in the state.
1. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
2. Medical excuses are proliferating as a defense strategy, since medical privacy laws prevent anyone else from knowing they are fraudulently claimed.
Where is that stony asset on your pubic records filing?
Why do you think he hid in the nuthouse?
suspicious activity in his finances,
Come on people you know it was just an oversite,he’s a democrat dont you know.
Didn’t Anklepants pardon some guy named Marc Rich or some such whilst him n’ Cankles were toting off the WH silver and furniture?
Who was someone that really needed a much more thorough investigation as I vaguely recall.