Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, says source.
‘Remember Me From Yorkville?': Hastert Received Strange Phone Call While Guest On C-SPAN Show Last Year
C-SPAN released a bizarre phone call Hastert received while a guest on “Washington Journal” in November 2014.
Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000. He’s also accused of lying to the FBI.
The immigration protesters advanced on the news conference, poking signs that read “Do Not Reward Criminals” and “No Amnesty!” over the heads of Republicans who had just finished speaking about finding a civilized tone in the year’s most difficult debate.