11/15/2012

Like Father, Like Son: Jackson Jr. Shakes Down Voters For Disability As Terms Of Resignation

Posted by Brian
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.  As reward to his constituents for reelecting him for a tenth term with over 70% of the vote, despite being under investigation for embezzlement, and reportedly being institutionalized in mental wards, Jesse Jackson, Jr. has a message for them:  I'll resign under one condition - PAY UP!
I see that Jesse Jackson, Jr. is already preparing his resume' for the family business:  Shakedowns!

Jackson Jr. won’t resign until he gets disability pay: EXCLUSIVE  
By Darlene Hill, FOX 32 News reporter

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Sources tell FOX 32 News that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is willing to give up his 2nd Congressional District seat if he's given disability when he steps down.

Jackson Jr. was re-elected to his tenth term but last month, sources say, he applied for a disability package--what could be his only income if he resigns. It is expected to take a couple of weeks for Congress to approve or deny the request.

His house on 72nd Street in Chicago is part of the federal government's investigation into allegations that Jackson Jr. misused campaign funds. Sources say Jackson allegedly spent $20,000 to renovate and buy furniture for the family's home in Chicago, not their 5-bedroom Victorian home in Washington D.C.
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