AP EXPLAINS: a review of $60M bribery probe unfolding in Ohio

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press July 22, 2020 – 4:50 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrest Tuesday of effective Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in a $60 million federal bribery situation has upended both politics and policy-making in Ohio. As FBI agents continue steadily to knock on doorways throughout the state, lawmakers along with other elected officials are reeling over exactly just exactly what comes next while politicos scramble for place in front of November’s high-stakes presidential election.
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