Skip to comments.Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson could face jail time for ethics violations
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 didnt just violate House rules, she likely committed crimes, said Melanie Sloan, CREWs executive director.
In one instance, Richardsons chief of staff, Shirley Cooks, told all of Richardsons 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.
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Campaign laws are for Republicans.
Even Ex Post Facto ones.
Just ask Tom DeLay.
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?
Yeah, they all get punished, don’t they?
Sure they do.
BTW, How’s that Waters thing going?
Melanie Sloan said this? Wow!
Richardson must have pissed someone in the Dem hierarchy off bigtime.
Wow, we do think alike. I read your comment after I posted mine.
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.
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!
Democrats - Thieves, Thugs, Thralls and Thickheads.
I see from her bio she's also one of Eric Holder's people, so she's doubly-protected...
Yep, one of Holder’s people.
She can do anything she wants. She don’t need no stinking ethics.
Wow, what an attractive woman.
Wasn’t she the one with all the foreclosures?
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.
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.
BUT BUT, Democrats have NO ethics,NONE!!
Nance? Your job as swamp-cleaner was just eliminated.
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!
Of course this will be HEAVILY featured on MSNBC!!!
A BLACK, FEMALE, DEMOCRAT face jail time for ethics violations in the house!! What a sense of HUMOR this author has!!