Republican Perjury Scandals List

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Displaying 9 Scandals
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  • Nate Paul [Conservative Businessman]
    lied to a judge under oath about financial transfers he made in violation of a previous court order which resulted in a judge sentencing him to 10 days in jail and fining him $181,760
    04 Mar 2023
    According to a ruling by the judge presiding over his criminal case
  • lied to a judge about working for Goldman Sachs during a bail hearing for a friend who was accused of fraud
    24 Feb 2023
    According to court documents obtained by Politico
  • Ivan Gonzalez [2020 MD GOP Mayor Candidate]
    falsely asserted he lived in the city of Baltimore on his official candidacy paperwork when he actually lived in the suburbs and was therefore ineligible to run for office in the city
    20 Aug 2021
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • GOP Consultant Richard Quinn
    repeatedly lied under oath to the grand jury investigating a wide-ranging State House corruption scandal that involved his own son in an act that violated a plea agreement he made with state prosecutors to truthfully testify before the group
    18 Apr 2019
    According to a grand jury indictment
  • State Rep. Jim Harrison [R-SC]
    accepted over $900,000 from a well-connected political consultant in exchange for acting in his client's interests in secret by not disclosing the true source of the funds as required by state law then lied to a grand jury about it in an attempt to cover it up
    26 Oct 2018
    He was found guilty and sentenced to eighteen months in prison
  • State Rep. Adam Thomas [R-KS]
    lied on an official document by attesting that a campaign donor's home he and his family were temporarily residing in was his official address which allowed him to run for a state congressional district that he otherwise wouldn't have been able to since his permanent address was outside district lines
    06 Sep 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local officials
  • Federal Judge Mark Fuller [R]
    repeatedly lied under oath and made false statements to the chief judge of a federal court by falsely claiming her had never hit, kicked, or punched his ex-wife when in fact he had done all three on multiple occasions
    05 Sep 2015
    According to a report conducted by federal officials submitted to Congress
  • Annette Bosworth [2014 SD GOP Sen. Candidate]
    filed false election documents attesting she personally gathered the requisite amount of voter signatures required for her to get on the ballot for a US Senate election then lied to state officials when they confronted her
    05 Jun 2014
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Federal Judge Samuel Kent [R]
    lied to a committee of judges investigating him for sexual harassment in an effort to shield himself from consequences for his behavior in what one law professor characterized as "sort of mind-blowing" for a federal judge to obstruct justice as it "betrayed his oath in the most fundamental way"
    11 May 2009
    According to court records reported by the media