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Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story
GOPUSA ^ | July 11, 2014 | GOPUSA Staff

Posted on 07/11/2014 8:35:53 PM PDT by Sister_T

A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story.

Stevie Fielder told California-based blogger Charles C. Johnson he was asked to buy votes for $15 a pop in the June 24 runoff between Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Now, he's saying he never paid anyone to vote, saying the conversations he claimed he had with Cochran campaign staffers Kirk Sims and Amanda Shook were "hypothetical" and the interview with Johnson was edited.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: amandashook; ballotstuffing; california; charlesjohnson; chrismcdaniel; cochranscandal; democratvotes; gope; gopelite; howtostealanelection; kirksims; mississippi; rinos; steviefielder; thadcochran; walkingaroundmoney
Now, this guy is backtracking.

Does his recanted story help the Cochran campaign? Can he be trusted? Was he "finally paid", hence the "walking back" his story?

1 posted on 07/11/2014 8:35:53 PM PDT by Sister_T
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To: Sister_T

Someone must’ve told him that he was admitting to being complicit in a crime.


2 posted on 07/11/2014 8:37:09 PM PDT by aynrandfreak (Being a Democrat means never having to say you're sorry)
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To: Sister_T

Translation: They got to him. If I were the McDaniel people I’d subpoena his bank records.


3 posted on 07/11/2014 8:37:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Sister_T

I wonder how much he was paid to change his story.


4 posted on 07/11/2014 8:38:35 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You can’t subpoena what is under his mattress.


5 posted on 07/11/2014 8:41:11 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“If I were the McDaniel people I’d subpoena his bank records.”

Bag(s) o’ cash, no bank.

Story and election over.


6 posted on 07/11/2014 8:43:46 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“If I were the McDaniel people I’d subpoena his bank records.”

I was thinking the same thing


7 posted on 07/11/2014 8:48:55 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Sister_T

Johnson should have obtained a sworn affidavit from Fielder on day one.


8 posted on 07/11/2014 9:06:57 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Sister_T; All

Must have realized he was confessing to a felony


9 posted on 07/11/2014 9:11:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Sister_T

They got him. Knew it would happen. B*ASTARDS!


10 posted on 07/11/2014 9:12:12 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Sister_T

How much do you suppose it would cost to get him to take back his retraction?


11 posted on 07/11/2014 9:17:48 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: bigbob

After a visit from Barbour’s boys with a rope and torches? Probably a lot. My bet is that Haley and co have threatened to turn Fielder into a Mississippi wind chime


12 posted on 07/11/2014 9:21:22 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Sister_T

Sold to the highest bidder. Our political class along with low info voters have already sold themselves into slavery. They answer to their masters totally. We Americans are free and do not wish to follow them into slavery.


13 posted on 07/11/2014 9:31:09 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sister_T

So first he gets $15 for “walking around” money, and then tells the story and it sounds like Cochran’s buddies (the GOP-e) paid him a visit and maybe gave him some “walking back” money or drinking money.


14 posted on 07/11/2014 9:39:49 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: aynrandfreak

Bingo! He was too stupid to realize it’s a felony to pay someone to vote. Of course he’s going to deny it now.


15 posted on 07/11/2014 10:37:28 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He needs a bank? NO, he just needs his crack dealer.


16 posted on 07/11/2014 10:41:43 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A criminal does not put his illegal bribe money in the bank. You have to get him on income/expenditure discrepancies.


17 posted on 07/12/2014 3:06:42 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sister_T

Sounds like the RINO-E party got to him.

I wonder what they had on him?


18 posted on 07/12/2014 3:30:36 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: aynrandfreak

“Someone must’ve told him that he was admitting to being complicit in a crime.”

And that he wouldn’t get a deal, just a fine and time at Parchman.


19 posted on 07/12/2014 7:24:04 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: aynrandfreak

Nothing to see here, move along...


20 posted on 07/12/2014 7:31:16 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

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21 posted on 07/12/2014 9:04:44 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Sister_T

There is no legal recourse against an adversary that controls the legal system.


22 posted on 07/12/2014 9:11:51 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: Sister_T

Probably told he could face criminal charges for vote buying if he didn’t recant.

You can’t trust the GOP establishment anymore.

They are just as much the enemy as the Democrats - MORE so!


23 posted on 07/14/2014 10:56:05 AM PDT by ZULU ("Show me the man and I will find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria)
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