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**Written by Doug Powers I’d honestly forgotten that William Jefferson, Democrat, Louisiana, wasn’t already in jail. It’s been about two and a half years since former Louisiana Rep. was sentenced to 13 years in prison for soliciting bribes, money laundering and other assorted crimes, which culminated in the authorities discovering $90,000 in cash in Jefferson’s […]
How can you mend a broken heart… Yes, I was happy to see Dem corruptocrat William “Cold Cash” Jefferson booted out of office in December 2008. But the naivete, cluelessness, and obsequiousness of Jefferson’s replacement, GOP Rep. Joseph Cao, have been rather cringe-inducing. Cao was the sole Republican vote for Obamacare. He backed the S-CHIP […]
Cold Cash Jefferson gets 13 years in the slammer: “Public corruption is a cancer on the body politic”
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Justice is served. The race hustlers will bray and moan, but disgraced Democrat Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson had it coming. Thirteen years in prison for what the judge in the case called “the most extensive and pervasive pattern of corruption in the history of Congress:” Former Rep. William Jefferson was sentenced […]
The corruptocrat from Louisiana is fighting to keep every last scrap of his ill-gotten gains — and he has enlisted his lawyer daughter to help. Via NOLA.com: Forrmer U.S. Rep. William Jefferson and his wife, Andrea, have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection as the convicted ex-congressman prepares for a forfeiture hearing in his federal […]
Former Democrat Rep. William Jefferson has been convicted on 11 counts of corruption. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. NOLA reports: Former Democratic Congressman William Jefferson was found guilty of 11 of 16 corruption charges today by a federal jury. The jury of eight women and four men returned a […]
Jury selection is now underway in the William “Cold Cash” Jefferson corruption trial. My syndicated column today revisits the case as a new Rasmussen poll shows Democrats losing to Republicans on ethics and corruption. Cold cash, hot Democrat mess by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2009 Remember William “Cold Cash” Jefferson? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Finally. Nearly four years after FBI agents discovered nearly $90,000 in purported bribe money stuffed in Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson’s freezer, the Democrat is finally going on trial this week. He faces 16 federal bribery and public corruption charges. NOLA sums up: While the “cold cash” came to symbolize the case on […]
So long, Bribe-loc.
Cross-posted at Hot Air… Photoshop: Suitably Flip Intrepid Jason Mattera is back with another Hot Air/Young America’s Foundation joint production from Capitol Hill. He asked Democrat Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson, the accused freezer cash-stashing subject of a 16-count criminal indictment whose public corruption trial is scheduled for Dec. 2, for some handy storage advice […]
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Sour grapes: “The prize is not necessarily an enviable one”.
What a waste.
An ex-New Orleans school board president has pleaded guilty to accepting $140,000 in bribes from a local businessman in exchange for promoting and approving a software education program for the parish schools. Who was the accused briber? Hint: Think Cold Cash.
As I noted earlier today, the GOP is moving to get Democrat Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson expelled from the House. Action tonight: Republicans moved on Tuesday to seek Rep. William J. Jefferson’s expulsion from Congress, a day after the Louisiana Democrat was indicted on charges of taking more than $500,000 in bribes. Jefferson, meanwhile, […]
Nancy Pelosi, Ruler of the Clean House, has a bit of a headache on her hands in the wake of the William Jefferson indictment. WaPo reports: Democratic leaders fear that Rep. William J. Jefferson’s indictment yesterday on racketeering and bribery charges, coming exactly one year after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi engineered his ouster from the […]
Photoshop: Suitably Flip Louisiana Democrat Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson has been indicted. Finally: Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on federal charges of racketeering, soliciting bribes and money-laundering in a long- running bribery investigation into business deals he tried to broker in Africa. The indictment handed up in federal court in Alexandria., Va., […]
No way! Way: Rep. Jefferson Gets Seat on Homeland Security Rep. William Jefferson, the Louisiana Democrat who’s facing an ongoing federal corruption probe, is being granted a spot on the Homeland Security Committee, according to Democratic aides. The appointment will be announced Friday, according to one aide who requested anonymity because the decision isn’t yet […]
Photoshop: Flap’s Blog Democrat Rep. William “Cold Cash” Jefferson cruised to victory yesterday, winning re-election to his ninth term in Congress. Looks like the race card paid off. NOLA.com reports: A field of a dozen candidates began circling Jefferson in the primary. He finished first, but with only 30 percent of the vote, inspiring conjecture […]