Dennis Hastert was Speaker of the House from 1999 to 2007. He instituted the Hastert rule of not bringing a bill up for a vote unless it could pass without a single Democratic vote. He was forced to resign when he was accused of sexual abuse of student wrestlers when he was a wrestling coach in Illinois. He paid a fine and served 13 months in prison and is now free.
Recently, Jim Jordan, Representative from Ohio, has been accused of knowing about sexual abuse among his wrestlers when he was a coach and doing nothing. He violated Hastert’s second rule, don’t get caught.
Trump must go