Friday, October 13, 2006

Ney Pleads Guilty, Passes Go, Collects $200

Rep Bob Ney (R-OH) will resign, but not today.

His lawyer says the Congressman will step down before his January 19 sentencing. His term actually expires on January 3.

Rep Ney formally pleaded guilty to corruption charges today, though he agreed to a plea bargin on September 15.

He's still on the federal payroll, drawing around $452.05 per day in his Congressional salary.

Since agreeing to plead guilty, he has collected roughly $12,657.53 in Congressional pay as of today. (CNN)

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