Report: Corbett Cleared in Sandusky Probe

Kathleen Kane investigation supposedly offers "complete vindication" to governor.

Well, for once there’s good news for Gov. Tom Corbett.

“Multiple sources with knowledge of Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s draft report on her investigation into whether Tom Corbett ‘slow-walked’ the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation say the report constitutes “a complete vindication” of the governor’s handling of the investigation while he was attorney general,” reports.

“Multiple sources with knowledge of the contents of the report told The Patriot-News/PennLive on Saturday that the report indicates there is no evidence whatsoever that any political influence was put to bear on the case, nor any evidence the investigation was slowed down for political influence.”

Of course, Corbett’s role in the Sandusky investigation has long been debated, and if we’ve learned anything about the Sandusky case, it’s that people are pretty much going to believe what they want to believe.  Otherwise, though, this is good news for the governor — who, trailing by more than 20 points in the polls to Democrat Tom Wolf, can probably use it.