Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was one of five individuals arrested on July 21 in connection to a $60 million federal bribery plot.
Now Governor Mike DeWine is calling for Householder to resign from his position after he was apprehended.
From WJW Fox 8 News Cleveland:
Householder is charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering and faces up to 20 years in prison along with an up to $250,000 fine. Four others are also charged.
Here are those four mentioned in a tweet below:
As for Gov. DeWine, he issued this following statement:
According to David DeVillers, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, there is no documentation that Gov. DeWine’s office had any association with all of this criminal activity.
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