Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Former Congressman Rick Renzi

Rick-RenziJury selection is scheduled to start today in federal court in Tucson in the trial of former Congressman Rick Renzi and a former business partner of the Arizona Republican. 

Renzi faces charges accusing him of trying to engineer a land swap to benefit himself and a business partner and of siphoning off money from his family insurance agency for his personal and political benefit. 

Former business partner James Sandlin is accused in the land swap part of the case.  The trial could last more than two months.

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