Statements about Ethics
Says Marco Rubio sold a home to a chiropractor who had been lobbying him on automobile insurance legislation and "once he sold the home, for $380,000 cash, the speaker's position on the issue changed."
Says Rick Perry told students he couldn't attend a gubernatorial forum due to scheduling conflicts, then on forum day "tweeted that he'd just been running with his dog."
Say Matt Wand cut Troutdale police, created a slush fund for himself.
PolitiFact Texas says "Congressman Edwards' attacks on Bill Flores are false."
The Republican election platform "was actually written with the help of a former lobbyist for AIG and a former lobbyist for Exxon-Mobil."
"Speaker Pelosi ... has been busy sticking the taxpayer with her $100,000 bar tab for alcohol on the military jets that she's flying."
After Hurricane Katrina, "Dallas and San Antonio took in 5,000 to 10,000 refugees each, but (Bill) White brought in 250,000 and put them up in his 'buddies' empty apartment buildings and let the federal government pay their rents for over two years. They did not return to New Orleans, most of them are on welfare."
"When the mayor of Providence's brother wrote over 100 grand in bad checks to the city, Joe Fernandez didn't have the guts to prosecute him. He let him off the hook."
I "kicked crooked cops and government officials off the public pension rolls."
"When career politician Daniel Webster became speaker of the House, he wasted $32,000 of our money on a spiral staircase for his office."
Says most of Perry's chiefs of staff have been lobbyists.
Bill McCollum "backed Jim Greer's effort to hide financial irregularities."
Says Bill White "profiteered in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita."
Jeff Greene on why he went Cuba.
"Kendrick Meek was named one of the two most corrupt Democrats in Congress by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington."
In New Mexico, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Diane Denish "spent federal stimulus funds on campaign Christmas cards."
Bill McCollum "diverted a state plane to his home 53 times. A state auditor called it: likely a misuse of state resources."
Says Gov. Rick Perry is “by far and away the highest-paid state employee on an hourly basis.”
"John Oxendine is under a state ethics investigation because he illegally funneled more than $120,000 to his campaign from shady insurance political action committees in Alabama."
John McCain "began his career in Washington as a lobbyist when he was appointed in 1976 as the Navy's liaison to the United States Senate."
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