Scott Cross testifies before members of the Illinois Senate on October 4, 2016. Ashlee Rezin / AP

Hastert Accuser Scott Cross Helps Get Sex-Abuse Law Passed

Client: Scott Cross

Source: NBC News

“The decision to testify was gut-wrenching for Cross, whose brother was a political protege of Hastert. He could barely share his story without breaking down.

But after Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison — for illegal cash withdrawals he made to pay hush-money to another accuser — Cross didn’t stop talking about what he said had happened.”

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