New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement Friday that he will have donors pay for his mounting legal bills connected to suspected corruption in his administration has led ethics experts to publicly denounce the plan.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers are afraid that he will “sacrifice” one or more of them to federal prosecutors investigating potential corruption at City Hall.
Former Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.), who was a superdelegate for failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, has reported to prison to begin his 10-year sentence stemming from numerous corruption charges.
One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation.
Former Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison on federal corruption charges, including fraud, racketeering, and money laundering.
Montana State Sens. Dee Brown (R.) and Bob Keenan (R.) called this week for a special legislative committee to investigate alleged retaliation against state auditors who raised questions over certain payments from the state government.
Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.) is seeking donations to her legal defense fund after being hit with criminal charges, claiming in her plea for cash that she has been targeted due to her efforts to fight racism in Washington.
Democratic Florida Rep. and Florida Gators superfan Corrine Brown lost her primary election Tuesday as she faces 24 federal charges.
A former Democratic congressman has registered to lobby for Medicare payments on behalf of a hospital that paid $3 million to settle Medicare fraud allegations.
Rep. Corrine Brown’s (D., Fla.) legal defense fund accepted thousands of dollars in contributions from registered lobbyists, actions that are prohibited by House ethics rules.