Schock Moves To Dismiss Entire Fund-Stealing Indictment

Law360, Springfield (April 20, 2017, 4:23 PM EDT) -- Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock asked an Illinois federal court Thursday to dismiss the entirety of the November indictment  that alleged the Peoria, Illinois Republican had stolen over $100,000 in campaign and congressional funds.

Schock’s motions to dismiss aimed to poke holes in federal prosecutors’ allegations that he had falsified campaign expenditures, most notably that he bought a 2015 Chevy Tahoe for $73,896.96 in campaign funds, along with alleging the U.S. Department of Justice is violating the constitutional principle of separation of powers within government by...
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