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We’re waiting to hear what the sentence will be for former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson, who was convicted of soliciting up to $1,000,000 in bribes (thousands of which he requested his wife stuff in her bra when his home was raided). The Times speculates on what the sentence will be:
“In this case, under the facts that Mr. Johnson agreed to, I think the court would probably take a fairly hard line with respect to the appropriate sentencing,” said attorney Andrew White, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in Maryland. “It’s especially ironic that Mr. Johnson was continuing his criminal conduct even after discussing on a wiretap the indictment of Sen. Currie. Even knowing that the FBI is investigating other public officials for similar misconduct, that didn’t slow him down one bit. I think that is a factor the court is going to take into account.”