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Tlaib frantically asked campaign
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Posted By: DanvilleBill, 11/14/2019 11:29:35 PM

The House Ethics Committee on Thursday released a trove of striking internal campaign communications sent in 2018 by Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in which Tlaib urgently requested money from her congressional campaign to defray personal expenses -- and, a government watchdog said, possibly violated federal law in the process. The document dump was related to the committee's ongoing ethics probe into Tlaib, which the panel said on Thursday would be "expanded" based on a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE). Additionally, the Ethics Committee acknowledged for the first time on Thursday an investigation into Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings concerning a "personal relationship

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Locarno 11/15/2019 12:01:51 AM (No. 235468)
And these two corrupted Dodo birds think they can lecture the rest of us on ethics and who to vote for. Don't forget the old Clinton law of corruption: for every one democrat accused of ethics violations, there are at least 50 more who haven't been investigated yet. Sickens me to the core these buffoons are representing people in our country.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano 11/15/2019 12:08:57 AM (No. 235471)
Democrat. She'll skate.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Omen55 11/15/2019 12:51:07 AM (No. 235480)
These campaign laws are a joke. Everyone just pay a fine & move on.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DaBigGuy 11/15/2019 12:55:33 AM (No. 235483)
Lock her up! Lock her up!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/15/2019 1:01:28 AM (No. 235487)
Tlaib, Omar, AOC, and Hastings. The House Ethics Committee is a joke. They will never find their own guilty. The whole lot should be booted.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry 11/15/2019 1:13:18 AM (No. 235492)
Corrupt through and through even before being elected. A mandatory prequal resume enhancement for democrats.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 11/15/2019 2:45:51 AM (No. 235518)
Corrupt, yes, but will there be anything done? MAYBE a $100 fine for misappropriating tens of thousands?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mushroom 11/15/2019 4:22:01 AM (No. 235523)
Remember, she has fallen afoul of HRH Pelosi. Do not question the Queen's machinations in ridding herself of these troublemakers.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog 11/15/2019 6:22:09 AM (No. 235558)
Whatever the expenses were they weren't shoes. This pusillanimous pachyderm wears the cheapest flats.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: paral04 11/15/2019 9:35:36 AM (No. 235753)
If she can't handle her personal finances why are we letting her into a branch of the government that influences our national budget?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFNader 11/15/2019 10:03:34 AM (No. 235788)
Possibly violated campaign finance laws? POSSIBLY?? If this were a conservative white guy from Grand Rapids, he'd be buried under the jail, already.
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