Sneed Exclusive: Pending Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes ‘significant Jail Time,’ Source SaysSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 13:36
Sneed Exclusive: Pending Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes ‘significant Jail Time,’ Source Says
By MICHAEL SNEED firstname.lastname@example.org
February 6, 2013 9:41PM
Updated: February 7, 2013 2:20AM
Sneed has learned a plea deal is now on the table between former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and federal authorities probing allegations of campaign fund misuse.
Sneed is told the plea deal includes Jackson serving time in federal prison.
“But I think [Jackson’s wife] Sandi, feels like she was thrown under the bus by her husband, ” now that a separate probe has begun on her, a second source added.
Sandi Jackson claims she was stunned by campaign finance abuse disclosures against her husband, who has been treated for mental disorders and allegedly spent $40,000 on a Rolex watch purchased with campaign funds.