The Year One of Hoffa Junior
Against The Current vol. 86

Phillips, Henry

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2000
Year Published:  2000  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12928

One of James Hoffa's first initiatives after assuming the office of Teamsters General President was-no giggling please-to announce that he was launching a "self-policing" anti-corruption effort called Project RISE (Respect, Integrity, Strength, Ethics). A few months later, to lend his effort sorely needed anti-corruption credentials, Junior Hoffa hired former U.S. prosecutor Ed Steir and ex-FBI official James Kossler to front for Project RISE as "advisors."

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