Dennis Hastert Case: Abuse Group Wants Congressional Portrait Removed
by Tracy Connor, NBC News, Jun 4 2015, 12:10 pm ET
A sex-abuse survivors group is calling on Congress to take down a portrait of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, an ex-teacher accused of paying off a one-time student to keep allegations of sexual misconduct under wraps.
SNAP said in a statement that it wasn't rushing to judgment and that the portrait can be put back up if Hastert is exonerated.
"But history, psychology and common sense — plus the actions of the FBI, a U.S. prosecutor and Hastert himself — all strongly suggest that he . . .