Rick Renzi Indicted
Congressman Rick Renzi was indicted today for a land swap in his state of Arizona. The Politico’s Ben Smith reports:
Republican Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona was indicted Friday morning on charges connected to a land deal in his home state, according to the Associated Press.
The indictment comes one day after Renzi, who had already announced his intentions to step down from Congress at the end of the year, buried his father, Army Maj. Gen. Eugene Carmen Renzi.
For more on the background of the investigation into Renzi read this section of his Congresspedia page.