South Florida Green Screen Studio (servicing Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach) covering the news of Former Speaker of The House Dennis Hastert accused of sexual abuse. Our Fort Lauderdale remote, uplink studio welcomed back, Broward County Sex Crimes Prosecutor Stacey Honowitz, who was live on CNN’s Erin Brunett Out Front along with CNN Legal Analyst Paul Callan.
A woman named Jolene Reinbolt came forward and told ABC News in an exclusive interview that Hastert sexually abused her brother, Steve for years when the Former Speaker of the House was a wrestling coach at Yorkville High School in Illinois.
Last month, Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges of evading bank regulations and lying to the FBI. The indictment says Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to an individual in Yorkville, Illinois to keep secret a previous past sexual misconduct. He is accused of withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars, then lying to the FBI about it. The indictment does not reveal the identity of the individual with whom Hastert allegedly met.
Hastert is scheduled to ne arraigned in U.S. Federal Court in Chicago on Tuesday June 9th.
Hastert served as Speaker of the House from1999 to 2007.