Federal Judge Rejects Request To Delay Corrine Brown�s Trial
Federal judge rejects request to delay Corrine Brown�s trial
Friday, February 10, 10:42 AM EST
By The News Service of Florida
A federal judge rejected a request Thursday by former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., to delay her April trial on allegations that she used a sham education charity to finance personal expenses and events.
Brown made the request a day after her former chief of staff, Elias �Ronnie� Simmons, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and one count of theft of government property.
He also agreed to testify against� her if he is subpoenaed.
U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan turned down …