With the recusal of Judge Michael Caldwell from the case resulting from GOP primary candidate Zane Seipler’s requesting a special prosecutor to look into the alleged use of taxpayer money and resources to advance the campaign of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren, the next court date has been set for May 14th.
So much for my belief that there would be a dismissal before the election.
Seipler is seeking essentially what Dan Regna requested and got when he charged that McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi had used his office for political purposes—the naming of a special prosecutor to determine whether or not McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren used his office for political purposes.
Strangely, a copy of the court order was also sent to Diane L. Saltoun, Office of Executive Inspector General.
Could that mean there is a state government angle?
Maybe with Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s refusal to take any action?