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Romney campaign cut off funds, credit cards to staffers on Election Night
NY Daily News ^ | 11/9/2012 | Kristen A Lee

Posted on 11/10/2012 12:54:26 PM PST by dirtboy

Team Romney acted fast to sever its staff’s access to campaign funds Tuesday after the Republican candidate’s crushing defeat by President Obama.

NBC News reported that campaign aides taking cabs home late on Election Night found that their campaign-issued credit cards had already been cut off.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: backstabberromney; cheapromney; rinoromney
Glad to see the Romney campaign had a crack management staffer on this. Too bad ORCA wasn't run so competently.
1 posted on 11/10/2012 12:54:32 PM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

I would think that this was required by law.


2 posted on 11/10/2012 12:55:41 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: dirtboy

I would think that this was required by law.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 12:55:55 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: dirtboy

Well, at least we know that he is frugal.


4 posted on 11/10/2012 12:56:12 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: dirtboy

The ride way over... I don’t see a problem with this.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 12:59:14 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: dirtboy

The polls were closed, the campaign was over, so spending campaign funds must stop by law. Sorry that some staffers had to pay their own way home.


6 posted on 11/10/2012 1:00:06 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: nolongerademocrat

and..?


7 posted on 11/10/2012 1:02:29 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nolongerademocrat
I would think that this was required by law.

Yeah, but the "Romney campaign staff continue to spend funds and credit cards in violation of law" story didn't quite pan out so they had to go with this one.

And I'm sure Obama cut off funds to his campaign staff as well. But this story isn't about Obama. It's about Romney. Specifically, Romney firing people, leaving them destitute.

8 posted on 11/10/2012 1:04:37 PM PST by Drew68
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To: dirtboy
Nothing much wrong with this.

But many conservative are very eager to jump on their leaders for any whiff of negativity.

The MSM will be eager to comply with their wishes to swallow any koolaid offered.

9 posted on 11/10/2012 1:05:08 PM PST by what's up
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To: dirtboy

They should not pay the IT staff after the ORCA debacle, but maybe they were already paid off by 0bama?


10 posted on 11/10/2012 1:07:31 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

I hope the check they pay to Karl Rove for his services bounces, too. LOL.


11 posted on 11/10/2012 1:08:18 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: dirtboy

By the ghost of Seamus, this is c/w Romney
and Rove being in it ONLY for the $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.


12 posted on 11/10/2012 1:09:33 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: dirtboy

If it’s the staff in charge of orca. Well, good.

Plus I believe it’s the law.


13 posted on 11/10/2012 1:10:55 PM PST by nhwingut (Get out & Vote as if your life was on the line. Because it is.)
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To: dirtboy

So? The campaign was over. Makes sense to me.


14 posted on 11/10/2012 1:11:00 PM PST by trublu
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To: what's up
My point stands - they obviously had it planned out to get this done promptly and effectively, and executed it - but their management of the ORCA GOTV system was a disaster.

GOTV is a lot more important.

BTW, as a conservative, I sure as heck don't view the folks running the Romney campaign as anything remotely resembling my leaders.

15 posted on 11/10/2012 1:11:08 PM PST by dirtboy
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To: what's up

It’d quite possible that campaign accounts were scheduled to stop at Midnight, Nov 7.


16 posted on 11/10/2012 1:11:32 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Alberta's Child

and his pollster too!


17 posted on 11/10/2012 1:12:03 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: dirtboy

If true, it is unconscionable. Mitt has enough money and it is at least customary to wait until the next day before cancelling cards so people can get home and check out of their hotels.

However, I suspect that it wasn’t Mitt but some junior staffer to did this without approval and without thinking.


18 posted on 11/10/2012 1:22:15 PM PST by reaganaut (Kyrie eleison...Christe eleison...Kyrie eleison)
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To: Yo-Yo

There is a period to allow dismantling. The next morning would have been allowed.


19 posted on 11/10/2012 1:24:11 PM PST by reaganaut (Kyrie eleison...Christe eleison...Kyrie eleison)
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To: dirtboy

Oh noes! I guess I won’t be voting for him again lol.


20 posted on 11/10/2012 1:24:55 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: GeronL

“and..?” what?


21 posted on 11/10/2012 1:25:49 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I fail to see the problem. I was sure there was more to it. Did the staff expect bus tokens or something?


22 posted on 11/10/2012 1:35:30 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: dirtboy

While some couldn’t take cabs home, others couldn’t order that one last take-out dinner, nor buy a new lap top or 49” LCD TV.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 1:47:22 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: Yo-Yo
I'm quite sure that many if not all with an official credit card lived high enough on the hog during the long march through the primaries and general campaign. They can afford to buy a ride home if they need one..
24 posted on 11/10/2012 1:49:16 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: 3Fingas
The real Mitbot strikes back!

(that'd be some anonymous campaignaccountant ~ not mit himself)

FILM at 11

25 posted on 11/10/2012 1:50:58 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: dirtboy

Romney should have sacked all of his RINO advisors that told him how to wimp out in the third and fatal debate.

Glad to see that Romney stopped the gravy train for these sorry “advisors.”

Hopefully, one of them was the Etch-A-Sketch advisor.


26 posted on 11/10/2012 2:08:30 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: dirtboy

why not cut them off?


27 posted on 11/10/2012 2:12:17 PM PST by dalebert
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To: GeronL

I don’t have a problem with it either.


28 posted on 11/10/2012 2:25:08 PM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: dirtboy

29 posted on 11/10/2012 2:27:29 PM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: COUNTrecount

not guilty - oh wait, sorry.....


30 posted on 11/10/2012 2:36:14 PM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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