Louiville businessman Vernon Jackson has pleaded guilty to bribing Rep William Jefferson (D-LA) (right). The Congressman issued a statement saying he's surprised Mr Jackson would say such a thing -- and denies he ever took the $400,000 in bribes.
This marks the second time someone's admitted to bribing the Congressman. Surely, just a coincidence of misguided businessmen opting for jail.
We told you here last year about Rep Jefferson comandeering a National Guard vehicle during the Hurricane Katrina aftermath to retrieve private property from his home. (WashPost)
UPDATE, Sunday, May 7:
DNC Chairman Howard Dean wasted no words on ABC's "This Week" (5/7) saying that if Rep Jefferson is indicted -- he should resign from Congress immediately.