Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Former Govenor Ryan's Trial

Former Illinois Governor Ryan (see post here) was probably not too pleased with some of the testimony coming out in his trial.  According to CNN here, "Phil Gramm testified [ ] that he never approved thousands of dollars in consulting payments" to  the former governor's "daughters and staff in return for Ryan's endorsement."  The charges against Ryan include, "false statements, mail fraud (premised on intangible rights), Hobbs Act, RICO and tax."

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