Aaron Schock

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Aaron Schock
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U.S. Representative from Illinois's 18th District
From: January 3, 2009 - March 31, 2015
Predecessor Ray LaHood
Successor vacant
Information
Party Republican
Religion Baptist

Representative Aaron Schock (Born May 28, 1981) was a Republican member of the Congress representing the 18th district of Illinois, based in Peoria. When elected in 2008, he was the youngest representative at age 27. He resigned in March 2015 and was indicted by a grand jury in November 2016 on charges related to his political activity.

Votes

  • Voted against the Democrat stimulus bill, twice.[1]

Resignation and legal troubles

Schock resigned from the House effective March 31, 2015.

On November 10, 2016, the United States Attorney for the Central District of Illinois announced that a federal grand jury indicted Schock on 24 criminal counts including theft of government funds, fraud, making false statements and filing false tax returns.[2] Schock was arraigned on Monday, December 12, 2016. He pleaded "not guilty" to all charges when.[3]

External links

References

  1. Conservatives Search Their Souls for Return to Principles Fox News, February 26, 2009
  2. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-aaron-schock-indicted-20161110-story.html
  3. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-illinois-crime-idUSKBN1412S8