Thursday, November 14, 2013

"Looks like DEMOCRATIC State Senators Calderon, DeLeon and Steinberg are all implicated in dirty politics. Calderon in this accusation is saying Sacramento politicos are also dirty and was asked to wear a wire. Friends….Hollywood could not have written a spicier story. Grab your popcorn….more twists to come."

Lashing back at federal officials and Senate colleagues, state Sen. Ron Calderon contended in a federal filing late Wednesday that authorities leaked an FBI affidavit alleging that he took $88,000 in bribes after Calderon refused to participate in a sting operation targeting Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Sen. Kevin de León - Sacramento Bee via ◼ linkTom Del Beccaro via ◼ linkLuis Alvarado

Calderon alleges federal prosecutors attempted to convict him in the press through an orchestrated campaign of "illegal disinformation."

He said in the filing that critical facts regarding the federal government's activities were omitted or misrepresented, including that Steinberg and de León were "main targets of the investigation, for which Sen. Calderon was requested to be the FBI's informant...."