Jury Finds PA AG Kathleen Kane Guilty of Committing Felonies

Kathleen Kane convicted

Kathleen Kane convicted

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is no longer just felony-indicted. She’s now felony-convicted. Yesterday a jury of six women and six men spent 4 1/2 hours in deliberation following Kane’s trial for committing perjury, among other crimes, and they found her guilty of all nine counts against her. We’ve chronicled this long, sordid affair from the beginning. Kane is an enemy of the drilling industry–she has been from the beginning when she filed criminal charges against XTO Energy for an accidental spill that happened years before she took office. That case was settled just a few weeks ago (see Shakedown Complete: XTO Pays PA AG $400K to Make Case Go Away). Kane’s crimes and subsequent trial have nothing to do with the Marcellus industry. Although she is the top law enforcement officer in the state, Kane is now a convicted criminal facing up to 28 years in jail for her crimes. Yet she still has not resigned her office. If Kane does not resign within the next day or two, look for the PA legislature move swiftly to impeach, convict and forcibly remove her from office…

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