Rashida Tlaib being investigated for improper use of campaign funds

Rashida Tlaib being investigated for improper use of campaign funds
A tearful Tlaib (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Good grief.  Tlaib is on the House Committee on Financial Services and the Oversight and Reform Committee, by the way.]

The House Ethics Committee released several documents on Thursday relating to an ongoing probe of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). The documents include texts and emails from Rep. Tlaib in 2018 asking members of her campaign staff for financial support.

(Via Fox News)

In one April 2018 email offered as an exhibit by [the Office of Congressional Ethics], Tlaib wrote that she was “struggling financially right now” and was “sinking.” She continued: “So I was thinking the campaign could loan me money, but Ryan said that the committee could actually pay me. I was thinking a one time payment of $5k.”

In another email, on April 4, 2018, Tlaib wrote: “I am just not going to make it through the campaign without a stipend.”

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