FACT CHECK: Senator Shaheen’s Husband Worked For Confessed Pedophile, Against Justice

FACT CHECK: Senator Shaheen’s Husband Worked For Confessed Pedophile, Against Justice
Bill Shaheen’s Law Firm Shaheen & Gordon Are Go-To Lawyers For Pedophiles, Drug Dealers, Other Criminals

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s husband, Bill Shaheen, is a founding partner at Shaheen & Gordon, and is also currently serving his third term as a DNC committee member for New Hampshire.

Senator Shaheen and Bill Shaheen have together worked in politics since 1976.

Shaheen & Gordon boasts on its website the “results” it has gotten for:

  • Confessed pedophiles (“Client charged with using the internet to lure/solicit a minor”);
  • Drug dealers (“Represented client charged under New Hampshire’s Drug Enterprise Leader Statute”);
  • Drunk drivers (“Client charged in Massachusetts with Motor Vehicle Homicide”); and many other individuals charged with horrendous crimes.

FACT: Shaheen & Gordon let a confessed pedophile, who used the Internet to “lure/solicit” children, out on the streets.

FACT: Shaheen & Gordon worked to get the worst of the worst drug dealers out of prison.

FACT: Shaheen & Gordon skirted a tough drunk driving law that was enacted after a 13-year-old child was killed by a drunk driver while walking home.

P.S. Anyone else who is appalled that Bill Shaheen would not only represent, but also boast about these cases can check out the full slate here.

About Bryant “Corky” Messner

Raised in a blue-collar family in Altoona, PA, Bryant “Corky” Messner attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he played football and prepared for military service. Upon earning the Army Ranger tab and graduating in 1979, he served in West Germany, witnessing firsthand the specter of the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Following his military service, he attended University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law and went on to found the law firm Messner Reeves LLP, which today includes more than 100 lawyers, 200 employees and offices in nine cities.

Messner is a strong conservative, and remains passionate about giving back to the country that has offered him the opportunity to live the American Dream. His continued public service includes involvement with various non-profit organizations, including the Wentworth Watershed Association, the Army West Point Athletic Association, the Rise School Denver, and the Messner Foundation, which works to cultivate the next generation of business and community leaders.

A father of three, Messner’s two sons are West Point Cadets and his daughter is preparing to attend medical school. He resides in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

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