Householder Convicted in Corruption Trial over $60 Million Bribery Scheme
He is the former Ohio House Speaker
Tension was thick in the air. After 10 consecutive votes in which another man had garnered more support than Larry Householder’s favored candidate to be the next Ohio House speaker, Householder leaned back quietly in his chair, arms confidently propped behind his head.
As usual, he was playing the long game.
The Republican now accused in a $60 million federal bribery probe had contributed to a months-long impasse over the speakership that brought Ohio lawmaking to a standstill in 2018 and left a trail of intimidated, disheartened representatives in its path.
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