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Donald Trump's international web of businesses creates unprecedented potential for conflicts of interest and corruption. And some picks for his administration might have to face their own...

Former Speaker Hastert Pleads Guilty In Hush-Money Case

The former House speaker could face up to six months in prison and a fine that could reach $750,000.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty to a felony charge in front of a federal judge in Chicago.

The charges center around hush money Hastert paid to an unnamed individual. Officials have told multiple news outlets the charges involve some $3.5 million he paid to a male student to cover up sexual misconduct when Hastert was a high school teacher and wrestling coach.

Hastert could face up to six months in prison and as much as a $750,000 fine.

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