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Congressman Jeff Fortenberry Resigns

By Gordon HopkinsNebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R), District One, has announced his resignation effective March 31 of this year, two days after being found guilty on all counts in a Los Angeles courtroom on Thursday, March 24.

The jury deliberated for approximately two hours before declaring the nine-term Congressman guilty of three felonies: one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators, stemming from an investigation into $30,000 in illegal contributions to Fortenberry’s re-election campaign made by a foreign billionaire in early 2016.Fortenberry, f...

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