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February 18, 2014

Disgraced Former Congressman, Chased Out of His Seat on Stat Rape Charges in 1995, Now Gets Arrested for Pornography in Zimbabwe

I guess it's possible that this will turn out to be some kind of government shake-down.

Ironically enough.

Former congressman Melvin Reynolds (D-Ill.) has been arrested by immigration officers in Zimbabwe, the Associated Press reports.

An immigration official, Ario Mabika, told AP that Reynolds was arrested for an immigration violation and possessing pornography. The state-run newspaper also reports Reynolds has failed to pay more than $24,000 in hotel bills.

Reynolds had also, in 1995, faced charges for solicitation of child pornography.

I don't know what kind of porn the Zimbabweans are saying he had.

Clinton commuted the last two years of Reynolds' sentence, as he was leaving office, in 2001.

Hot Air notes that only The Hill bothers to note his party affiliation.


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