Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigning From Congress (Video)Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 11/22/2012 - 04:37
Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigning From Congress (Video)
November 21, 2012 12:40 PM
UPDATED: 11/21/2012 – 5:04 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned from Congress, citing health reasons and an intensifying federal investigation into the use of his campaign funds.
He notified staff, supporters and some lawmakers this afternoon. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder this summer.
His resignation letter has been sent to House Speaker John Boehner.