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U.S. attorney spells out rules of the road for legislators investigating Madigan: Go, until I tell you to stop

Sep 17, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times
Board and Executive Moves

Ron Safer a former federal prosecutor now advising House Republican Leader Jim Durkin called the letter a "green light to pursue all avenues of the investigation." Federal prosecutors gave the state House committee investigating Speaker Michael Madigan's dealings with ComEd the "green light" to proceed on Thursday but not without flashing a cautionary yellow light.

U.S. Attorney John Lausch wrote to the top state representatives on the panel Democratic chair Emanuel "Chris" Welch of...