Friday, December 4, 2009
BREAKING NEWS-Eachus Invited To Testify Before Grand Jury
POST-GAZETTE REPORTERS DENNIS RODDY AND TOM BARNES REPORT HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER TODD EACHUS HAS RECEIVED AN INVITE TO TESTIFY BEFORE THE GRAND JURY PROBING THE MISUSE OF TAXPAYER FUNDS FOR ELECTION PURPOSES.
Such letters of invitation, unlike subpoenas, which are used to compel a grand jury appearance by witnesses, have been sent in the past to individuals thought to be targets of the jury. Such letters were sent to earlier defendants in the sprawling investigation that came to be known as Bonusgate.