Feds: Jackson Jr. Tipped Off

Jesse Jackson Jr. may have had early warning that his career was about to be destroyed. Federal authorities believe that the congressman was tipped off about a probe into possible misuse of campaign funds prior to taking leave from the House of Representatives in June. It’s unclear whether Jackson was warned by someone involved in the investigation or by someone who was notified about it, for example, through a subpoena. Despite his medical absence from Congress and reports of the financial investigation, Jackson won reelection in November, only submit his resignation last week.