a reply to: xuenchen
Since you always put party before country, here's the recent Republican list:
General David Petraeus (R) Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. On April 23, 2015, a federal judge sentenced Petraeus to two years'
probation plus a fine of $100,000 for providing classified information to Lieutenant Colonel Paula Broadwell. (2015)
Steve Stockman (R-TX) was convicted of fraud. (2018)
Dennis Hastert (R-IL) Speaker of the United States House of Representatives pleaded guilty in court for illegally structuring bank transactions
related to payment of $3.5 million to quash allegations of sexual misconduct with a student when he was a high school teacher and coach decades
Michael Grimm (R-NY) pleaded guilty of felony tax evasion. This was the fourth count in a 20-count indictment brought against him for improper use of
campaign funds. The guilty plea had a maximum sentence of three years; he was sentenced to eight months in prison. (2015)
Trey Radel (R-FL) was convicted of possession of coc aine in November 2013. As a first-time offender, he was sentenced to one year probation and
fined $250. Radel announced he would take a leave of absence, but did not resign. Later, under pressure from a number of Republican leaders, he
announced through a spokesperson that he would resign. (2013)
Rick Renzi (R-AZ) was found guilty on 17 of 32 counts against him June 12, 2013, including wire fraud, conspiracy, extortion, racketeering, money
laundering and making false statements to insurance regulators. (2013)
Mark E. Fuller (R) Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, was found guilty of domestic violence and
sentenced to 24 weeks of family and domestic training and forced to resign his position. (2015)
Scott Bloch (R) United States Special Counsel, pleaded guilty to criminal contempt of Congress for "willfully and unlawfully withholding pertinent
information from a House Committee investigating his decision to have several government computers wiped...." Bloch was sentenced to one day
in jail and two years' probation, and also ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service. (2013)
Felipe Sixto (R) Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs, convicted of misusing money. Sentenced to 30 months. (2009)
Robert E. Coughlin (R) Deputy Chief of Staff for the Criminal Division, pleaded guilty to accepting bribes relating to the Jack Abramoff Indian
lobbying scandal. (2009)
David Safavian (R) Administrator for the Office of Management and Budget He was found guilty of blocking justice and lying, and
sentenced to 18 months. (2008)
Scooter Libby (R) Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney (R). 'Scooter' was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice in the Plame Affair
on March 6, 2007 and was sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $250,000. His sentence was commuted by George W. Bush (R) on July 1, 2007.
(2007) Libby was pardoned by President Donald Trump on April 13, 2018.
Lester Crawford (R) Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, pleaded guilty to conflict of interest and received 3 years suspended sentence
and fined $90,000. (2006)
Claude Allen (R) Director of the Domestic Policy Council, was arrested for a series of felony thefts in retail stores. He was convicted on one count
John Korsmo (R) Chairman of the Federal Housing Finance Board, pleaded guilty to lying to congress. (2005)
Can we just agree corruption is bad and we should ALL live by the rule of law? Do we have any common ground here?