The wife of former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. -- who resigned his congressional seat in November, after facing fire from federal investigators along with ailing health -- is now in the midst of her own federal inquiry.
** FILE ** Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Illinois Democrat, and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, embrace at his election-night party on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in Chicago after his Democratic primary win over former Rep. Debbie Halvorson in Illinois' 2nd District. Mr. Jackson resigned his congressional seat in November, after facing fire from federal investigators along with ailing health. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)According to the Daily Mail, Sandi Jackson, who until last month served on a local governing body representing the Seventh Ward in Chicago, faces federal questions about the whereabouts of some of her husband's congressional campaign funds. Mr. Jackson was under FBI scrutiny over his use of campaign dollars, the Daily Mail reported. But now, investigators have opened a separate inquiry into his wife, mead reports say.
Source: Washington Times | Cheryl K. Chumley