Former Anti-LGBTQ ‘Totally-Not-Gay’ Congressman Aaron Schock Gets Good News
Totally-not-gay, former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock received the best news he’s heard in a long time today.
The Chicago Tribune reports that, in a surprise move, federal prosecutors announced in court Wednesday that they will drop all charges against the former congressman if Schock pays back the money he owes to his campaign fund and the Internal Revenue Service.
U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly approved the surprise agreement which includes Schock repaying $68,000 to his congressional campaign fund and $42,000 to the IRS in exchange for dropping all felony charges against him.
The agreement also calls for Schock’s campaign committee, Schock for Congress, to plead guilty to a misdemeanor count of failing to properly report expenses.
According to the Tribune, prosecutors decided the deal would be a “fair and just”