Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns
Another Democrook leaves Congress.
Jesse Jackson Jr. and wife, Chicago Alderman, Sandi Jackson (Bossip)
Jesse Jackson Jr. was accused earlier this month of using campaign cash to buy his girlfriend a $40,000 Rolex.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. turned in a resignation letter today.
Market Watch reported:
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., an Illinois Democrat, is expected to resign his House seat on Wednesday, according to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times. Jackson, who has recently been treated for bipolar depression, is expected to hand in his resignation to House Speaker John Boehner, the Sun-Times reported, citing a source close to Jackson. Jackson hasn’t been active in politics for more than five months, but won re-election earlier this month with 63% of the vote.