FILE -  This Jan. 7, 2009 file photograph shows Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi acknowledging applause from the chamber as he bangs the gavel after being re-elected at the Statehouse in Boston. DiMasi lashed out at the federal Bureau of Prisons during his first interview since being granted compassionate release in 2016 after serving five years of an eight-year sentence on federal corruption charges, including extortion.
FILE - This Jan. 7, 2009 file photograph shows Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi acknowledging applause from the chamber as he bangs the gavel after being re-elected at the Statehouse in Boston. DiMasi lashed out at the federal Bureau of Prisons during his first interview since being granted compassionate release in 2016 after serving five years of an eight-year sentence on federal corruption charges, including extortion. Charles Krupa, File AP Photo
FILE - This Jan. 7, 2009 file photograph shows Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi acknowledging applause from the chamber as he bangs the gavel after being re-elected at the Statehouse in Boston. DiMasi lashed out at the federal Bureau of Prisons during his first interview since being granted compassionate release in 2016 after serving five years of an eight-year sentence on federal corruption charges, including extortion. Charles Krupa, File AP Photo