Former SC chairman facing perjury charges

Jim Harrison indicted on perjury charges

(WIS) - The former chairman of a powerful South Carolina legislative committee is now facing perjury charges.

Jim Harrison is accused of lying to a grand jury investigating Statehouse corruption.

He was indicted last month.

According to the indictment, Harrison told jurors he only worked on other politicians' campaigns for consultant Richard Quinn. The 67-year-old is also being charged with criminal conspiracy and misconduct from a previous indictment.

Harrison goes to trial October 22nd on the conspiracy and misconduct charges.

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