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Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson could face jail time for ethics violations
daily caller ^ | 6/28/11 | Jonathan Strong

Posted on 06/28/2011 11:06:43 AM PDT by Nachum

New documents disclosed in a complaint from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) appear to show California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson and her staff clearly violating congressional ethics rules and potentially federal law.

The documents show Richardson using official taxpayer resources for political events, including fundraisers. “Rep. Richardson didn’t just violate House rules, she likely committed crimes,” said Melanie Sloan, CREW’s executive director.

In one instance, Richardson’s chief of staff, Shirley Cooks, told all of Richardson’s aides in an email from her official House account, “All staff are required to attend” a fundraiser held Sept. 29, 2010, adding, “Bring spouses and tell interns they have to be there as well. Thanks.”

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 112th; california; corruptdems; democratic; dncheldstate; ethics; laura; probe; rep; richardson; thosepeople

1 posted on 06/28/2011 11:06:46 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
A Democrat face jail time for ethics violations?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Yeah, right.

2 posted on 06/28/2011 11:09:57 AM PDT by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: Nachum
She's a Democrat.

Campaign laws are for Republicans.

Even Ex Post Facto ones.

Just ask Tom DeLay.

3 posted on 06/28/2011 11:18:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Sarah Palin really was unelectable, state-run media would be begging the GOP to nominate her.)
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To: Nachum

Where is the Criminal Maxine Waters these days? Gees her criminality and ethics violations have never been brought to the dimly lit house floor, have they?


4 posted on 06/28/2011 11:21:33 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Nachum

Yeah, they all get punished, don’t they?

Sure they do.

BTW, How’s that Waters thing going?


5 posted on 06/28/2011 11:24:36 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (VOTE out the RATS! Go Sarah!)
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To: Nachum

Melanie Sloan said this? Wow!

Richardson must have pissed someone in the Dem hierarchy off bigtime.


6 posted on 06/28/2011 11:26:03 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Wow, we do think alike. I read your comment after I posted mine.


7 posted on 06/28/2011 11:26:12 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (VOTE out the RATS! Go Sarah!)
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To: Nachum

We all know that black democrats are exempt from ethics violations, right? Now let a black Republican try it and there will be hell to pay.


8 posted on 06/28/2011 11:26:48 AM PDT by Bullish (The golfer takes all the credit and gives the jet fighter pilot all the blame.)
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To: Nachum

I hope someone is keeping a sharp eye on where the money is coming from to allow O. to campaign aggressively,if not constantly, on job time! He should not be able to campaign at all. He should run on his record.l No matter what he says to the crowd, he cannot hide his record. And, they say, actions speak louder than words!


9 posted on 06/28/2011 11:31:11 AM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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To: Nachum

Democrats - Thieves, Thugs, Thralls and Thickheads.


10 posted on 06/28/2011 11:31:57 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
She's a Democrat.

I see from her bio she's also one of Eric Holder's people, so she's doubly-protected...

11 posted on 06/28/2011 11:39:36 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Nachum

Laura Richardson
12 posted on 06/28/2011 11:41:48 AM PDT by Spunky ( “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abh)
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To: Spunky

Yep, one of Holder’s people.
She can do anything she wants. She don’t need no stinking ethics.


13 posted on 06/28/2011 11:51:53 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Spunky

Wow, what an attractive woman.


14 posted on 06/28/2011 11:56:16 AM PDT by decisis
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To: Nachum

Wasn’t she the one with all the foreclosures?


15 posted on 06/28/2011 12:02:18 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum

Let me guess - the original title was
“Rep. Laura Richardson could face jail time for ethics violations”

and you had to add “Democrat”.

I’ve seen this everywhere, they put “Rep.” in front of the name in order to give the first impression that it is a Republican.


16 posted on 06/28/2011 12:04:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Bullish
black democrats are exempt from ethics violations

Not only that, but it is expected that a black democrat use his or her office in order to "live large" at the expense of the taxpayer.

17 posted on 06/28/2011 12:05:51 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Nachum

BUT BUT, Democrats have NO ethics,NONE!!


18 posted on 06/28/2011 12:07:22 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Nachum

Nance? Your job as swamp-cleaner was just eliminated.


19 posted on 06/28/2011 12:20:29 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: Nachum

She’ll get the same treatment as Maxy Waters and Al Sharpton! These three have one thing in common: they get elected by the folks who want crooks to represent them!


20 posted on 06/28/2011 1:05:50 PM PDT by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Nachum

Of course this will be HEAVILY featured on MSNBC!!!

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


21 posted on 06/28/2011 1:08:52 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Nachum

A BLACK, FEMALE, DEMOCRAT face jail time for ethics violations in the house!! What a sense of HUMOR this author has!!


22 posted on 06/28/2011 1:12:58 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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