After Chris Collins resigned from his post as representative of the 27th District, many assumed prison would come next. He had pleaded guilty, and the process seemed to be moving forward at a fair pace.
However family and former colleagues asked for an array of outcomes as the judge considers these letters for ‘leniency’.
Sentencing is scheduled for next Friday.
Several of them wrote to the judge in his federal insider trading case including Former House Speaker John Boehner and Congressman Tom Reed, according to WHEC-TV.
While several people have written letters of support, many have written letters of opposition. Some even asked for ‘no mercy’, according to WHEC-TV’s reporting.
The U.S. Probation Office is recommending a little more than a year in prison.
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