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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns

John in Gwinnett,Ga Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 6:41 PM
400 million for an airport will not cost taxpayers a dime? If it is a private individual, or investment firm, they are all taxpayers. It is gonna cost someone more than a dime. If the 400 million dollar project is funded by the public, the taxpayers pick up the tab. This is the problem with lefties, they think the federal government( they steal revenue) or investment people pay zero taxes. I wanted to say that I hoped this guy would get well so he could possibly feel normal again, but it seems like this whole issue is a ploy to obsolve himself from responsibility of his actions. Victocrat! Liberals love that

Aides to House Speaker John Boehner are confirming they have received a letter of resignation from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. The Congressman has been on medical leave since June and is under federal investigation for misusing campaign funds. As Katie reported earlier today, “He has also been investigated for being caught up in the Rod Blagojevich saga and is suspected of trying to help sell President Obama's former U.S. Senate seat.” According to the Washington Post, “It has been rumored in recent weeks that he would resign as part of a plea deal.”

His resignation means...