So I wonder what got things moving now?
(From The Daily Caller)
A former Department of the Interior employee pleaded guilty to falsifying financial disclosure forms to hide $300,000 he had taken from an environmental lobbying group while he was a government employee.
Former Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) employee Stephen Barton pleaded guilty Monday before a federal judge in Idaho, about four months after U.S. district attorneys in Virginia and Idaho declined to prosecute him. He’s scheduled to be sentenced in January 2017…
…Despite this evidence, the U.S. attorney’s offices in Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Idaho both declined to pursue the case. But now, four months later, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced Barton had admitted he was guilty.