Pirro Campaign In Trouble...Again

Remember Jeanine Pirro? She gave up her Senate campaign against Hillary in favor of running for the NY Attorney General. Unfortunately, things aren't going so well there either:

TPM Muckraker:

Boy, it's been a rough year for Jeanine Pirro. First her fledging challenge to Sen. Hilary Clinton (D-NY) exploded after the worst campaign launch ever.

Now she's under federal investigation for plotting -- with onetime NYPD chief, former Iraq security head, would-be DHS secretary and crook Bernard Kerik -- to illegally spy on her own husband. (Come to think of it, it hasn't been a great year for Kerik, either). Oh, did I mention that their conversations were recorded? Read on...

Guess which big guns she's calling to help her?

"I am calling on U.S. attorney [general], Alberto Gonzalez [sic], to begin an immediate investigation and appoint a special prosecutor to get Elliot Jacobson off his witch hunt," Pirro told the New York Hispanic Clergy Association in the Bronx. "There needs to be a federal investigation of the felony of leaking sealed court documents." Read on...

You think Gonzo is going render anyone to Syria for this?


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