Harry Thomas Jr.
The District of Columbia’s Department of Motor Vehicles says it was former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. who requested that 10 traffic and parking tickets be voided early last year.
A former D.C. councilmember who’s heading to prison this week for embezzling $350,000 from the city says he was “humbled” by his prosecution.
Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that’s lost two members this year to criminal convictions.
The former chairman of the District of Columbia Council pleaded guilty Friday to lying about his income on bank loan applications, the latest blow to a city government rocked by scandal.
Another person involved in a corruption case that led to the resignation of a D.C. Council member has pleaded guilty to his role in the case.