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Jesse Jackson Jr. Faces Federal Prison Time for Embezzling Campaign Funds

awhite843 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 10:22 AM
Why do you think he's smiling and giving a thumbs up?! He's going no where and he knows it....Protected class, nuff said.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) -- the disgraced former Congressman and son of liberal icon Jesse Jackson -- is preparing to plead guilty to federal charges filed today in Washington, DC.  Jackson is expected to admit to misusing $750,000 dollars from his campaign war chest, and faces up to five years in federal prison:
 

Jackson, who left the public eye last summer for treatment of bi-polar disorder and resigned from office in November, is not expected to make an appearance [in court], but he offered a response in his first statement to the public in...