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Former GOP House Speaker Dennis Hastert To Plead Guilty For Sex Abuse Payment

October 15, 2015

Attorneys for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert told a judge they reached an agreement for their client to plead guilty to charges that he lied to federal investigators about plans to pay someone he had wronged $3.5 million in hush money.

Hastert is scheduled to enter his plea at an October 28 hearing.  Sources with knowledge of the federal investigation said that Hastert was paying a former student to stay quiet about allegations of sexual abuse.

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