Criminal Misuse of Government Resources by Republicans for Personal Gain

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Displaying 7 Scandals
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  • Richard Impallaria [R-MD]
    illegally spent $92,800 in taxpayer funds over ten years for rent on two cottages that were well outside his district (one for living and the other for personal storage) and hid it by falsely declaring the storage area as his district office in which he billed the state double the rent in a scheme that also helped his legislative aide's relatives who owned both cottages
    27 Jul 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Jon Stanard [R-UT]
    hired a prostitute on two separate occasions and took her to a hotel room he used taxpayer dollars to pay for while also being a married father of three who voted for stricter solicitation laws shortly before getting caught
    09 Feb 2018
    According to an investigative report by the Daily Mail
  • Robert Bentley [R-AL]
    ordered the head of state police Paul Collier to "be prepared to arrest" his wife's chief of staff Heather Hannah in order to prevent her from going public with details of an affair he had with a senior political adviser
    10 Apr 2017
    According to an investigative report by AL.com
  • Robert Bentley [R-AL]
    ordered head of the state police Paul Collier to track down a secret recording of him speaking with a woman he was having an extramarital affair with so he could presumably have the recording destroyed
    10 Apr 2017
    According to an investigative report by AL.com
  • Aaron Schock [R-IL]
    spent tens of thousands of dollars in taxpayer funds on private jets, automobiles, tickets to the Super Bowl, massages and cigars and many other things over a five-year period
    02 Feb 2015
    According to a bombshell report by The Washington Post
  • Mike Hubbard [R-AL]
    funneled roughly $2.3 million to his private businesses by leveraging his status as state Speaker of the House and chair of the Alabama Republican Party to solicit favors from some of Alabama's most influential politicians (including former Gov. Bob Riley) and businesspeople
    20 Oct 2014
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • Walter Davis III [R-OH]
    charged local taxpayers to reimburse him $1,331 on expenses he spent entertaining a subordinate he was having an extramarital affair with and on rental cars he used to visit the woman and his wife on different weekends
    10 Apr 2012
    According to an exclusive report by The Columbus Dispatch