Hastert, J. Dennis

 From Congress to Convicted


June 4, 2015 House GOP Leadership Press Conference

Speaker John A. Boehner discussed the death of Beau Biden, “fast-track” trade legislation and the defense authorization bill at his weekly news conference on June 4.

Boehner 'Shocked and Dismayed' by Hastert Reports
"I think it's important for us to have the facts before we make decisions."

At his weekly news conference Thursday, Speaker John A. Boehner said he was “shocked and dismayed” by the recent allegations against former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who federal prosecutors say skirted banking regulations and lied to FBI agents about it, reportedly to hide payments to a person he sexually abused while teaching high school history and coaching wrestling.