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Ex US House speaker paid to hide sexual misconduct: report

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert on the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC on January 31, 2006A former US House Speaker who has been indicted by a federal grand jury allegedly paid off an individual to hide past sexual misconduct, the Los Angeles Times reported. Dennis Hastert, 73, was indicted on Thursday on charges that he violated banking laws to pay $3.5 million to an unnamed person to cover up “past misconduct,” according to media reports. The LA Times, citing two unidentified federal law enforcement officials, reported Friday that the alleged misconduct was of a sexual nature and did not relate to his public office.

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