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Breaking: Monica Conyers Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

WXYZ.com in Detroit reports that Monica Conyers, the wife of Congressman John Conyers, was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for her role in a bribery scandal:

Just moments ago in federal court, former Detroit City Council President Monica Conyers was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her roll in the city hall scandal.

A team of Action News reporters are at the courthouse. They will be providing immediate reaction to the sentence.

WXYZ.com has been live blogging the sentencing and reported that Conyers threw a fit in court:

Just before sentencing, Conyers screamed "If they have their tapes, I have my tapes too. I taped Rayford, I taped Riddle. You'll be fair to me or I want to withdraw my plea."

She also yelled, "What about my children? They did nothing to cause this. All I did was try to help someone I fired."

Marathon Pundit notes that as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, John Conyers oversees the nation's prison system and asks if this will make him his wife's landlord.

Conyers has 10 days to appeal her sentence. She also must report to prison on July 1st.

Update: Be sure to stop by The Blog Prof. He's got much, much more on the nightmare called Monica Conyers.


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Comments (20)

I never had sex with that ... (Below threshold)

I never had sex with that Congressman!

If Shes into tape? I have d... (Below threshold)

If Shes into tape? I have duct tape for 5 bucks a foot!

Technically, prisons fall u... (Below threshold)

Technically, prisons fall under the Justice Department, which is part of the Executive Branch.. which makes her "landlord" Eric Holder and, ultimately, Barack Obama.

Which makes things infinitely more interesting...


Anyone keeping a list of al... (Below threshold)
Lorie Byrd:

Anyone keeping a list of all these ethical Democrats in the era of the most ethical congress in the history of the world? I know Monica Conyers is not a member of Nancy Pelosi's congress, but her husband is and she is a Democratic politician, too.

The Won will claim the cour... (Below threshold)

The Won will claim the courts 'acted stupidly' and will grant her a full pardon.

What's she bitchin' about s... (Below threshold)

What's she bitchin' about she was up for 5 years and got "only" 3.

Screw her this nutjob got headlines before she even took office when she allegedly got into a fight during a birthday party and slugged a woman.

After taking office Conyers put an aunt and her son on city payroll, used city police to escort her to Atlanta and Florida, had police officers chauffeur her children to private school in Oakland County and had spats with colleagues, including an infamous one with Kenneth Cockrel that ended with her calling him "Shrek."

And finally, this dimbulb lost a debate with her opponent being a ELEMENTARY school student.

Good riddence to bad rubbish.

I have no doubt that a (P)r... (Below threshold)

I have no doubt that a (P)residential pardon is in the pipeline even as I type.

I cannot begin to imagine just what kind of dirt hubby has that he can threaten to reveal or even wave about to secure her release. He's practically a fossil there and I'm sure he keeps files.

Yeah threatening the judge ... (Below threshold)
jim m:

Yeah threatening the judge is usually a great way to get leniency.

Another dem demanding to be exempt from the laws that the rest of us have to live by.

Can We please just throw al... (Below threshold)

Can We please just throw all things Conyer under the hoodlum bus and move on to important things like Barry's NCAA pick's or Michelle's armpit regimen?

914 -If I have to ta... (Below threshold)
jim m:

914 -
If I have to talk about Michelle's armpits I think I'll throw myself under the bus!

"Good riddence to bad rubbi... (Below threshold)

"Good riddence to bad rubbish."

Ha ha ha

I feel bad for the lowly maggots that have to subsist off of that rubbish!!

Jim M..You are suc... (Below threshold)

Jim M..

You are such a cool Guy!!! Im off to play darts! So take care..Hold em' tomorrow unless Barry cancels all our freedoms between now & than..?

If so? I will be the one sticking the huge ass pitchfork up thier collective scuzzyfava asses!!!

914-Thanks! I'll be... (Below threshold)
jim m:

Thanks! I'll be sitting here at home with my knee on ice. I blew it out this morning and couldn't walk until I got a brace and a cane. I still have to see the Ortho doc next week.

Getting old sucks!

Lorie Byrd, a great point. ... (Below threshold)

Lorie Byrd, a great point. My wife and I were talking about this the other night. Pelosi was so into bragging that the "culture of corruption" is over. Point of fact, it has gotten much worse and most the perps are dem's. ww

Good luck with the knee Jim... (Below threshold)
Upset Old Guy:

Good luck with the knee Jim.

Re: getting old - I like say, getting old isn't for children!

I blame Bush.... (Below threshold)
Jay Guevara:

I blame Bush.

"Getting old sucks!" "I ... (Below threshold)

"Getting old sucks!" "I blame BUSH."

The two just seemed too fit.....?

The shock is.....is that Mo... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

The shock is.....is that Monica is the right
gender, race, and party to beat the "rap".
What the heck is going on? Dems may have
to reconsider their brazen law-breaking. Naah!
Holder and Obama are at the end of the line
to clean up these "distractions". Barack has
her "get out of jail free" card in Johnny
Conyers' back pocket.

SHREK!!!!... (Below threshold)


I'm just surprised they fou... (Below threshold)

I'm just surprised they found a jury that would convict her. Must have been all white.






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