A 95-page affidavit used to obtain a warrant for the office search found 90,000 in various frozen food containers.
The Justice Department has been investigating Jefferson’s relations to telecommunications deals in Africa, and the House Ethics Committee is investigating him.
The affidavit states that investigators have collected evidence implacating Jefferson in at least seven other cases of “seeking something of value in return for official acts.”
The clould over Jefferson comes as Democratic leaders have been attacking what they call a culture of corruption within the Republican Party.
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I am rarely surprised when anyone is caught taking bribes. There are 400+ representatives in the House. They are ALL locally elected. Most are democratic or republican because that’s what they say their consituents are.