Thursday, November 21, 2019

Michigan: Petitioners ready to hand in signatures against indicted Michigan State Representative

Petitioners claim that they are reading to submit signatures for the recall effort against Michigan State Representative Larry C. Inman (R). Petitions need 12201 signatures in 60 days to get on the ballot.

Inman was indicted by a federal grand jury over attempted extortion, bribery and lying to the FBI continues, with the House voting 98-8 to call for his resignation. Inman is accused of trying to get a bribe from a union group for a vote to repeal the state's prevailing wage law. He has been prevented from going to his old office, though he is able to go onto the House floor. Inman blamed an opiod addiction.

Inman's attorney has a strange argument that the recall petition is unconstitutional because it prejudices his trial.

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