USA Today reports:
A former congressman who resigned under pressure in 2015 after lavish spending that included remodeling his office in the style of the television series “Downton Abbey” failed to win a reprieve Tuesday at the Supreme Court.
Aaron Schock of Illinois, a former rising Republican star first elected to the House of Representatives at the age of 27, had sought unsuccessfully for two years to have part of his fraud indictment dismissed.
The justices refused to hear his case after two lower federal courts denied his effort. Schock, now 37, claims his misdeeds can be considered only by the House, not the courts.
A couple of months ago I reported that Schock was posting heart emojis on the Instagram page of Israeli bodybuilder and circuit party promoter Eliad Cohen. Since then the pair has attended a concert by gay crooner Sam Smith in Los Angeles. In matching shirts, no less.
Aaron Schock and Sam Smith make a cozy couple, don’t you think? pic.twitter.com/Th7GUk0eX8
— JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) January 23, 2019