Thursday, September 13, 2018
NO DEAL!!! DISGRACED FORMER JACKSON COUNTY EXEC MIKE SANDERS WILL GET AT LEAST A DEUCE IN LOCKUP!!!
Today's tough break for the Kansas City Democratic Party honcho after he offered a guilty plea for felony wire fraud . . .
Newspaper: Feds reject Mike Sanders’ leniency plea, say he should spend up to 2 years in prison
KCUR: Government: Sanders Scheme Used To Pay For 'Underhanded Political Shenanigans'
The Department of Justice is having none of it. In the first paragraph of its sentencing memo filed Wednesday, the DOJ said Sanders, as county executive and prosecuting attorney, had a "duty to uphold and execute the laws of the county."
Instead, the government argues, Sanders "spent his years in office misappropriating money from political and campaign accounts." He then spent thousands on luxuries and "to hide underhanded political activities."
Developing . . .