From the Columbus Dispatch, lawmakers in the GOP-controlled Ohio House removed former Speaker Larry Householder from the chamber, ousting the former leader in a 75-21 vote Wednesday.
After a brilliant political comeback to lead the Ohio House of Representatives, Householder leaves his beloved chamber under the cloud of a federal indictment for the second time.
Householder maintains his innocence: "They say the truth will set you free. I look forward to it."
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Householder is accused of orchestrating a nearly $61 million operation to win control of the Ohio House, pass a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear plants in northern Ohio and defend that law against a ballot initiative to block it.
Householder has pleaded not guilty to the offense.