26/06/2022

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Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry says he will resign following conviction for lying to FBI

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., arrives at the federal courthouse for his trial in Los Angeles, earlier this month. Fortenberry was convicted Thursday on charges that he lied to federal authorities about an illegal $30,000 contribution to his campaign from a foreign billionaire at a 2016 Los Angeles fundraiser.

The Republican congressman is stepping down after he was found guilty this week on charges that he lied to federal authorities about an illegal campaign contribution from a foreign billionaire.

(Image credit: Jae C. Hong/AP)

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