Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Now I'm Not A Lawyer In Real Life . . .

. . .Or even play one on TV but this is very interesting in light of all the back room deals Harry Reid traded for some votes on health care.
(b) Whoever—

(1) directly or indirectly, corruptly gives, offers or promises anything of value to any public official or person who has been selected to be a public official, or offers or promises any public official or any person who has been selected to be a public official to give anything of value to any other person or entity, with intent—

(A) to influence any official act; or

(B) to influence such public official or person who has been selected to be a public official to commit or aid in committing, or collude in, or allow, any fraud, or make opportunity for the commission of any fraud, on the United States;

I would say that the debt forgiveness in Louisiana and the Medicaid buy off in Nebraska is something of value.

The question is now who would pursue such a charge? The extent of my knowledge of the legal system is sometimes you can get out of a ticket by going to traffic survival school on the weekends.

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