In case you haven’t heard, anti-gay former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison today for money laundering.
DeLay was convicted in November of illegally funneling corporate money to state legislative races.
Lehmberg’s office had asked for a sentence of 10 years in prison, while the defense requested probation.
Lehmberg also again denied DeLay’s claim that his prosecution was politically motivated, and she noted that he’s likely to remain free pending his appeal since the sentence is less than 10 years. DeLay was taken to jail but was expected to be released after posting $10,000 bail.