He pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to siphon about $750,000 in federal campaign funds for his and his wife’s personal use.
He’s facing up to four years in prison.
Here’s the shopping list according to prosecutors:
About 3,100 personal purchases were made on campaign credit cards, totaling $582,772.58.
That included a $40,000 Rolex watch.
$60,000 was spent on restaurants, nightclubs and lounges
$31,700 on personal airfare
$16,000 on sports clubs and lounges
$17,000 on tobacco shops
$5,800 on alcohol
$14,500 on dry cleaning
$8,000 on grocery stores
$6,000 at drug stores
In one of the more exotic purchases, Jackson used campaign funds in the spring of 2011 to pay a taxidermist in Montana $7,058.
He bought two mounted elk heads to be shipped to his office in Washington.
That’s when the FBI investigation started.
Say goodnight, Dick