The Importance Of Dennis Hastert In American Politics And Why Trust Should Never Be Granted To A Politician

Dennis Hastert as the Ideal

August 12, 2016

Allan Stevo

The first Republican US Congress in 40 years came into DC in 1994 on the Contract with America, with Newt Gingrich as Speaker of the House, the title of the person who presides over the lower house in the American legislature.

After Newt Gingrich’s fall from grace, from January 6, 1999 – January 3, 2007, for the first decade of this millennium one of the most important people in national politics was Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert – third in the line of succession for the Presidency of the US, the man who ruled the lower house of Congress and made Bush Administration bills flow smoothly through in a post-9/11, pre-Tea Party era of Republican Party unity. Today Dennis Hastert will go to jail a convicted child molester for acts committed decades ago.

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Allan Stevo writes on Slovak culture at www.52inSk.com. He is from Chicago and spends most of his time traveling Europe and writing. You can find more of his writing at www.AllanStevo.com. If you enjoyed this post, please use the buttons below to like it on Facebook or to share it with your friends by email. You can sign up for emails on Slovak culture from 52 Weeks in Slovakia by clicking here.

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