By Jim Melwert
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Even though Kathleen Kane has resigned as Pennsylvania attorney general following felony convictions on perjury and other charges, the chair of a house sub-committee says the impeachment investigation will continue.
Montgomery County State Rep Todd Stephens says the house judiciary sub-committee he chairs will go forward with their investigation into impeachment, because not only does an impeachment conviction remove someone from office, it also prevents them from ever holding office or other positions. Stephens goes on to say there are still many allegations that have yet to be public:
“She needs to be held accountable for what she’s done to many of the employees over in that office.”
Claims of intimidation, retaliation, and wrongful termination just to name a few, as Stephens sums what they’re learning about the office under Kane:
“You’re either in the ‘in-crowd’ or you’re not. And if you’re not, you need to look over your shoulder.”
Stephens says the investigation will likely move along more smoothly and quickly now that Kane is out of the picture, he hops the subcommittee can present findings to the house judiciary committee by the end of next month.