For months, federal authorities have hinted at the motive behind the hush-money payments former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has admitted to making: the sexual abuse of a teenage boy when Hastert was still a suburban high school teacher and wrestling coach.
But now, a Tribune investigation has uncovered new details of the case — at least four people have made what law enforcement sources say are credible allegations of sexual abuse against Hastert.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
When stories about Washington figures (in this case now ex-) come out I always wonder about the story behind the story. Specifically, who knew? Colleagues, staffers, members of the press?
by Atrios at 10:57