Tag Archives: Aaron Schock

Court Lets Schock Off Hook On $160K In Legal Fees

The Indiana Lawyer reports: A Terre Haute law firm is owed no additional money from one of its former clients, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday in an attorney fees lawsuit involving former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock and his campaign committee. The Bopp Law Firm, P.C. appealed a Vigo Superior Court order ruling in favor of former Illinois Congressman …

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Queer Eye Star Isn’t Having Aaron Schock’s “Apology”

Roll Call reports: Aaron Schock came out as gay on Thursday, and a famous former resident of Illinois’ 18th District, Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness, isn’t here for it. “The amount of queens I’m seeing like Aaron Schock’s insta is such a lol,” the star wrote Friday on Instagram. “This man lived in the closet while voting against LGBTQ interests …

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UNSCHOCKING: Homocon Aaron Schock Comes Out

Posted today to Schock’s Instagram page: I am gay. For those who know me and for many who only know of me, this will come as no surprise. For the past year, I have been working through a list of people who I felt should finally hear the news directly from me before I made a public statement. The fact …

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Legal Group Honored After Getting Off Aaron Schock

Via press release: Law360 has recognized McGuireWoods as a White Collar Practice Group of the Year — one of only five firms to earn the prestigious honor. It marks the second time the publication has recognized the firm for its elite government investigations and white collar litigation practice. McGuireWoods earned the Law360 recognition for its work handling high-stakes investigations and …

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DC Mag: Our Aaron Schock Prediction Came VERY True

The Washingtonian is looking back at its best and worst political predictions of the decade. One highlight stands out: Our 2010 “Best & Worst of Congress” put Aaron Schock in the number two slot for “most likely to star in a scandal.” And did he ever deliver. Schock resigned in 2015 after reporters discovered he had been inappropriately using government …

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Charges Dropped Against Homocon Aaron Schock

The Chicago Tribune reports: Six months after striking a rare deal with prosecutors, former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock on Wednesday was officially cleared of criminal charges alleging he used his campaign funds as a private piggy bank. Completing what’s known as a deferred prosecution, federal prosecutors in Chicago dropped all charges against Schock after he completed a probationary period where …

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Homocon Columnist: Unhinged, Intolerant Gay Leftists Are Committing A “Digital Lynching” Of Aaron Schock

Brad Polumbo writes at the Washington Examiner: Progressive activists don’t care about the personal pain they’ve caused Schock and his family. He earned their ire both by being a Republican and for his history — perceived as hypocritical — of voting against gay rights. While in Congress, Schock did not support the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy …

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MEXICO: Totally Not Gay Homocon Aaron Schock Filmed Shoving Tips In Gay Bar Go-Go Boy’s Briefs [VIDEO]

From the British tabloid Daily Mail: Former Republican congressman Aaron Schock was filmed slipping cash into a go-go dancer’s tiny briefs in a gay bar in Mexico City, DailyMailTV can reveal. Schock, 38, was caught on camera dancing in Boy Bar, an LGBT dive bar in the area of Zona Rosa, which is the city’s Red Light District, on Saturday …

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Aaron Schock: I’m Not Running For Congress In 2020

The Peoria Journal-Star reports: Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock quickly threw cold water on reports published elsewhere, including by a Peoria TV station, that he was taking steps to run for Congress again in Peoria. The former lawmaker said that a recent Federal Election Commission filing has been misconstrued and does not signal an intent to run for his old …

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Aaron Schock Apparently Files For New US House Bid

LGBTQ Nation reports: The scandal-ridden former Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) appears to be preparing to run for office again. Schock served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 2009 to 2015, when he resigned in disgrace after being accused of misusing campaign and public funds. He was the subject of a congressional ethics investigation and was indicted by a federal …

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WEST HOLLYWOOD: Anti-Gay Former GOP Rep. Aaron Schock Spotting Hotel Poolside Trying To Pick Up Man

Bil Browning reports at LGBTQ Nation: Totally-not-gay-at-all former Republican Congressman Aaron Schock was snapped poolside at the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood by a gay tourist visiting from New York. The loathed closet case was accompanied by an attractive speedo-clad young gay man who was on Scruff while they lounged by the pool. Later he was spotted chatting up and …

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Gay Men Photographed With Homocon Aaron Schock Offer Apology: We Just Met, Didn’t Know He’s Horrible

Last week homocon former Rep. Aaron Schock lit up the internet after he was photographed with a crew of muscular gay men at California’s Coachella music festival. A video that surfaced a day later showed a shirtless Schock with his hand shoved down the front of one man’s pants as they made out.  Today JMG reader Wilson tips us that …

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Aaron Schock Seen Making Out With Man At Coachella

Wehoville reports: What happens at Coachella doesn’t stay at Coachella, to the likely disappointment of Keith Anthony, a gay West Hollywood fitness trainer and member of the city’s Business License Commission. Anthony and his boyfriend, Tyler Tixier, were photographed hanging out at the desert music festival this past weekend with Aaron Schock, the former GOP congressman from Illinois who is …

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Prosecutors To Drop Charges Against Aaron Schock

The Chicago Tribune reports: In a surprise move for a high-profile public corruption case, federal prosecutors in Chicago have agreed to drop all charges against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock if he pays back money he owes to the Internal Revenue Service and his campaign fund. The stunning deal, known as a deferred prosecution agreement, was announced Wednesday during what …

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SCOTUS Rejects Petition By Former Rep. Aaron Schock

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, …

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Former Rep. Aaron Schock Posts Heart Emoji Comment On Instagram Page Of Gay Party Promoter Eliad Cohen

Back in July, former Republican US House Rep. Aaron Schock petitioned the US Supreme Court to intervene in his corruption case, which has included controversial questions about his sexuality posed by prosecutors, who apparently want to know who Schock’s traveling companions really were on publicly-funded trips. Today eagle-eyed JMG reader Chris tips us that Schock has commented on the Instagram …

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Aaron Schock Petitions Supreme Court For Review

The Peoria Journal-Star reports: Attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock plan on asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the former congressman’s ongoing public corruption case. In a motion filed Monday afternoon, Schock’s attorneys asked the Urbana-based U.S. District Judge Colin Bruce to continue a stay in the case while they file the paperwork asking the high court …

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ILLINOIS: Lead Federal Prosecutor Withdraws From Schock Corruption Probe As Case Finally Heads For Trial

Politico reports: The federal prosecutor who has led the investigation into former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) for more than three years is officially off the criminal corruption case, just as it appears to be finally heading for trial. Timothy Bass, a veteran prosecutor who heads the public-corruption unit for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Central Illinois, notified the federal court …

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Schock Loses Bid To Have Corruption Charges Tossed

The Associated Press reports: An appeals court has refused to toss corruption charges against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, saying it can’t assess whether his prosecution violated constitutional separation-of-powers clauses until after he goes to trial. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago says in its unanimous ruling Wednesday that it doesn’t believe appellate courts have the authority …

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Federal Appeals Court Appears Unlikely To Dismiss Corruption Charges Against Former Rep. Aaron Schock

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: The federal indictment hanging over the head of former congressman Aaron Schock repeatedly references the official rules of the U.S. House of Representatives. Trouble is, some of them are pretty vague. Or so says Schock. And his attorneys insist the judicial branch has no business deciding what they really mean. To do so would be a …

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