Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison

Former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for violating banking laws.  Hastert was accused of making illegal cash withdrawals after agreeing to pay $3.5 million to keep secret sexual abuse allegations from Hastert’s days as a high school wrestling coach in Illinois. The Chicago Tribune reportsContinue reading “Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison”