Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes Significant Prison Time

Posted by on Feb 07, 2013 at 8:30 am

His father reportedly has asked for a reduced sentence but nobody could understand what he said.

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.

“Significant jail time is now definitely a part of the deal,” said a top Sneed source close to the probe.

“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.

This disclosure follows in the wake of an exclusive report Tuesday by Sneed and Sun-Times political reporter Natasha Korecki, revealing the feds’ financial probe of the once-politically powerful Jackson couple has evolved into two separate investigations, with federal authorities now taking an independent look at former Ald. Sandi Jackson.

No word why this reporter refers to himself in the third person.

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One Response to “Jesse Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes Significant Prison Time”

  1. Vic Kelley on 7/07/13 at 8:53 pm

    Will he really be put in prison? I wonder how fast it takes for obama to sign and fax a pardon to a courthouse or to a warden.