Shock asserts that last year’s indictment violates the Constitution by improperly intruding into how a member of Congress spends campaign funds.
Prosecutors accuse former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of seeking “to manufacture claims of governmental misconduct” to escape prosecution.
Prosecutors intend to use some of the recording at Schock’s criminal trial, the defense lawyers say.
A federal judge is being asked to rule on how former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock spends remaining campaign money as he awaits trial.
The 35-year-old Republican from Peoria is accused of misusing government and campaign money for personal use and faces 24 criminal counts.
Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, once a rising star in the Republican Party, has pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges.
The 35-year-old former congressman is accused of using government and campaign money to subsidize a lavish lifestyle.