Former Rep. Corrine Brown’s Chief Of Staff Pleads Guilty To 2 Counts In Indictment
Former Rep. Corrine Brown’s chief of staff pleads guilty to 2 counts in indictment
by: Katie McKee, Action News Jax Updated: Feb 8, 2017 – 8:49 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Wednesday afternoon in federal court, Ronnie Simmons, longtime friend and chief of staff for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, pleaded guilty to two federal charges.
Simmons dodged our crew outside after court finished. However, his attorney Anthony Suarez answered our questions after handing out a formal statement.
“This is a long, as indicated in the statement, a gut-wrenching decision. He knows Corrine Brown and all of their common friends. He basically, at this point, has to have new friends and has to have …