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Spending on Christmas parties among
allegations in ethics report on Sanford Bishop

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Posted By: MissMolly, 8/1/2020 8:05:47 AM

Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr. may have used thousands in campaign funds for personal expenses on gas fill-ups for him and his family, greens fees at country clubs, luxurious trips and school tuition. Further, the Georgia Democrat also may have spent more than $16,000 in taxpayer money for joint Christmas parties — featuring a saxophonist and DJ equipment — with his congressional staff and his wife’s employees, according to an Office of Congressional Ethics report released Friday. The OCE report was released because the House Ethics Committee decided to further extend its investigation into Bishop.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: John C 8/1/2020 8:09:48 AM (No. 496435)
Must really be bad, they mention he is a democrat in the first few lines of story.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HerbVA 8/1/2020 8:11:42 AM (No. 496438)
Just another criminal in the CBC. Just a common black street mugger or carjacker, but in a suit and tie.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Are You Serious 8/1/2020 8:27:26 AM (No. 496468)
Was it Christmas or Kwanzaa ? I think that must be made clear.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/1/2020 8:35:09 AM (No. 496482)
A black southern democrat that’s being charged with ethics violations? This isn’t the corrupt insider deep state greedy selfish lying mothereffing son of a beeyatch basstud you’ve been looking for nothing here move along. He will be re-elected and Pelosi will praise him for being such a great leader in the Black community.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 8/1/2020 8:48:33 AM (No. 496497)
Bishop should be gone. What values and ethics! Democrats have none. They are all about self, greed, and lies.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HotRod 8/1/2020 9:35:24 AM (No. 496550)
Typical democrat. They think tax dollars are for their personal use. Of course, so do many Republicans but they are not as blatant about it. All politicians should undergo an audit every year and be able to explain how they legally received any money that exceeds their paycheck!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 8/1/2020 10:04:07 AM (No. 496582)
A real class act from a typical Democrat. No morals or values to see here, just lies and greed.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/1/2020 10:16:08 AM (No. 496593)
It's why democrats get into government once on the money train they never get off unless caught and jailed. Is there any question about the misuse of funds but his family's skin color is an advantage.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: CaptainLibra 8/1/2020 10:47:31 AM (No. 496635)
Didn't even need to see his photo to see what I already knew.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared 8/1/2020 11:01:29 AM (No. 496653)
Liberals are narcissists, and all Democrats are liberal.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 8/1/2020 12:04:30 PM (No. 496734)
Excerpts from article: $16,000 in taxpayer money for joint Christmas parties — campaign funds to pay for personal fuel charges —— From 2009 to 2019 Bishop’s campaign committee paid over $30,000 in campaign funds for membership dues, range fees among other expenditures. Bishop paid a $5,000 initiation fee with campaign funds to join Green Island. Between 2014 and 2019, Bishop spent over $16,200 in campaign funds on meals and golf cart fees. Bishop took a three-day golf trip in 2018, funded by campaign dollars, to Reynolds Lake Oconee, a luxury golf and lakeside resort in Georgia. Bishop and his guests played three rounds of golf, each costing over $1,000. Their stay at a cottage cost the campaign over $2,300. Either Bishop, or his wife pressured the country club to mislabel Christmas party invoices as “constituents meetings.” That is proof beyond doubt of criminal intent. A Republican would have resigned under indictment. But CBC felony thefts are dismissed as “errors.” The two tiered justice system is SOP.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mobyclik 8/1/2020 1:04:03 PM (No. 496787)
C'mon, we all know that reporting on this is nothing but......................................RACISISM!!!!!!!!!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ChiefManIHaddit 8/1/2020 3:10:32 PM (No. 496878)
to reply #4: Nancy will openly congratulate Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr, as a great leader in the black (lower case b) community (emphasis on commune), but won't openly admit he is a fine house save for the Democrat Party.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/2/2020 4:46:17 AM (No. 497221)
Maybe we are to blame because how many of us never ran for office ? They run for office because they know how many blacks vote for the black candidate and how many whites never vote regularly.
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