Senator Jones sat up and glared at John. “Don’t you dare go there. Richard was a good man. He knew nothing about my private life. Have some respect for the dead.”
John walked over with a smirk on his face and squeezed the senator’s shoulder. “Trey, please, don’t cause a scene.”
Joshua didn’t know what was going on, but he felt sorry for the senator. John walked back and sat on his chair.
“Where was I? Oh, yes, we all want what we have coming to us. Senator Jones has been key in helping us remedy that situation. Unfortunately, when Richard committed suicide, it put a kink in our plans. After all, how can we possibly expose the man as a blackmailer if he’s dead?”
The senator threw his drink, and it splashed against the window. A worker ran over with a towel to clean up the mess.
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