Chris Huhne: Lawmakers cannot be lawbreakers

Speaking ahead of today's sentencing, Chris Huhne said he accepted responsibility for the events that led to his prison sentence. Speaking to The Guardian, Huhne said:

I very much hoped that she (Vicky) was not going to be found guilty for the sake of the family.

Of course I do not want to go to prison. Losing freedom hurts, but I will not be the first to go to prison.

Lawmakers can be many things, but they cannot be lawbreakers.

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Huhne 'mocked by prison guard'

Disgraced former Cabinet minister Chris Huhne was allegedly mocked by a prison officer on his first day at Wandsworth jail, The Sun reports. Huhne and his ex-wife were both jailed for eight months over a speeding points scandal dating back a decade