PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A defense attorney for Philadelphia City Councilmember Bobby Henon grilled an FBI agent on the stand Thursday morning as the federal bribery and corruption trial of Henon and Philadelphia Union Leader John Dougherty continues.
Federal prosecutors say Dougherty had a corrupt agreement that kept Henon in a $70,000 per year, no-work union job so he could do his bidding at City Hall.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
Henon’s defense attorney said Thursday that Henon properly disclosed union payments since becoming a Philadelphia council member in 2012.READ MORE: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
The prosecution also called on the President of Teamsters Local 107 Thursday morning.
On Wednesday during the trial, prosecutors played more audiotapes, those wiretap conversations including Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Searching For Shafeeq Lewis, Accused Of Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old Boy On Way To School
In a response to questions from CBS3, Kenney said it wasn’t a surprising development and that he has not been called to testify.