Democrat Rep. John Conyers supported project linked to wife

Rep. John Conyers Jr. reversed his opposition to a controversial hazardous waste project in his district, writing a letter of support to the federal government with the help of his wife, former Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers, whose aide later linked her to receiving money from the contractor in the project.

The letter, sent in July 2007, was written in support of permit transfers for a hazardous waste injection well project in the city of Romulus, Mich., which was operated by a company with ties to Mrs. Conyers

In a separate incident, Mr. Riddle confirmed that Mrs. Conyers took jewelry and money from a Southfield, Mich., pawnshop owner, who had also hired him as a consultant for crisis management after she had negotiated a deal on Mr. Riddle’s behalf. He said he received a five-figure fee and also a watch for his consulting work. …………Keep Reading at the source

UPDATE: 28 JUNE – Conyers, the wife of Dem U.S. Rep. John Conyers pleads Guilty of Bribery

Conyers, the wife of powerful Democratic congressman U.S. Rep. John Conyers, appeared before Cohn to answer charges in connection with the wide-ranging probe of wrongdoing at Detroit city hall.

Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Monica Conyers pleaded guilty this morning to conspiring to commit bribery and is free on personal bond.

U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn said, “The defendant now stands convicted.”

The one count of conspiring to commit bribery is punishable by up to five years in prison Read More

I think there is more to come out of this investigation cause there is no way that Democrat John Conyers didn’t know what was going on with his wife!


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