The Ultimate Republican Scandals List

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  • Matt Gaetz
    Asked a young woman who was getting paid by his best friend Joel Greenberg to have sex with other men to join him for a weekend trip to the Florida Keys where he said there would be "2 guys, 4 girls" and insinuated sex would be involved
    14 Feb 2024
    According to an exclusive report by ABC News
  • Matt Gaetz
    Had sex with a 21-year-old who was under the influence of "all kinds of controlled substances" at a drug-fueled party she was paid to attend
    14 Feb 2024
    According to an exclusive report by The Daily Beast
  • Was found liable to pay writer E. Jean Carroll an additional $83 million -- $65 million in punitive damages and 18.3 million in reputational and emotional damages -- after he continued to repeatedly defame her long after a previous jury awarded her $5 million in defamation damages
    26 Jan 2024
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Vince McMahon [Conservative Businessman]
    Showed illicit photos and videos of a WWE employee he had a nonconsensual sexual relationship with to multiple people without her knowledge or consent
    25 Jan 2024
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Vince McMahon [Conservative Businessman]
    Teamed up with a male WWE employee to physically restrain and sexually assault a female WWE employee after they shoved her into a locked room at company headquarters and mocked her pleas for them to stop by taunting that "No means yes" while also being married
    25 Jan 2024
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Vince McMahon [Conservative Businessman]
    Defecated on a WWE employee he coerced into a nonconsensual sexual relationship while also being married and then commanded her to give oral sex to his friend while feces were running down her head
    25 Jan 2024
    According to a lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Kari Lake [2022 GOP AZ Gov. Nominee]
    Was accused of deceptively editing a leaked recording of a private conversation where AZ Republican Party Chair Jeff DeWitt appeared to offer her a bribe to drop out of the 2024 U.S. Senate race but which he says was "selectively edited" by Lake in order to get him fired from party leadership
    24 Jan 2024
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Bernie Moreno [2024 OH GOP Sen. Candidate]
    Settled 14 separate lawsuits brought by former employees who alleged he illegally withheld their overtime pay for an undisclosed amount
    17 Jan 2024
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • School Board Member Keri Blair [R-TN]
    Stole a total of $728.61 worth of items from a local Target during seven visits over a 26-day period by not scanning some of the more expensive items in her cart at the self-checkout line
    12 Jan 2024
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Influencer Andrew Tate
    Choked a 20-year-old woman he was initially having consensual sex with without her consent so forcefully that the whites of her eyes turned red and she passed out and then threatened to kill her and said he "owned her" when she came to
    06 Jan 2024
    According to an exclusive interview the alleged victim conducted with The Sun
  • Remained closely tied to his namesake company which ended up raking in at least $7.8 million from 20 different foreign governments throughout his Presidency by having his sons run it instead of placing it in the hands of a neutral arbiter which violated decades of norms and traditions that were in place to prevent a President from profiting off the office
    04 Jan 2024
    According to an exclusive report by The New York Times
  • South Carolina GOP Director Braylee Estep
    Violently banged on a car window and prevented it from leaving a local bar then pulled her victim out of their car and proceeded to "hit and assault" them with the help of her mother and third offender
    03 Jan 2024
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Lied to potential investors about receiving millions of dollars in secret payments from a company to promote their new video phone on his TV show by promising them his endorsement of the product was "not for any money"
    01 Jan 2024
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former investors of the company
  • State Rep. Nico Rios [R-ND]
    Engaged in "verbally abusive, homophobic, racially abusive and discriminatory” language against an officer who pulled him over for swerving in and out of his lane and also failed a field sobriety test, refused to take a breathalyzer and threatened that he would "regret picking on me because you don't know who ... I am" and that he would contact the state Attorney General
    23 Dec 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Matt Schlapp [CPAC Chair]
    Stripped down to his underwear and grinded against another male without his consent at a fundraising event in Florida while also being married
    16 Dec 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler
    Had group sex with a woman he and his wife Bridget Ziegler were longtime friends with after having hypocritically spent years lambasting LGBTQ rights and touting the importance of adhering to "traditional family values" in public and private life
    13 Dec 2023
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Rep. Mike Garcia [R-CA]
    Sold up to $50,000 of Boeing shares mere days before a House committee he was on released a highly critical report about the company then failed to disclose the sale for more than two months and only reported it after he won reelection in a race he won by a mere 333 votes
    13 Dec 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler
    Secretly recorded him and his wife Bridget Ziegler having group sex with a woman they had a sexual relationship with
    09 Dec 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Justin Wells [Fox News Producer]
    Was sued for "violently" forcibly kissing and sexually assaulting a fellow male Fox News producer on two separate occasions even after his advances were rebuffed and for intimidating his victim in to keeping quiet by warning him not to report what happened to Fox's human resources department
    05 Dec 2023
    According to a lawsuit filed by alleged victim Andrew Delancey
  • Charged fellow US Rep. Mas Miller's credit card for political donations that "exceeded FEC limits" without his knowledge or consent
    01 Dec 2023
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Moms for Liberty Founder Bridget Ziegler
    Participated in at least one three-way sexual encounter with her husband and a mutual female friend while also hypocritically being an ardent opponent of gay rights who has spent years touting the importance of "traditional family values"
    30 Nov 2023
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Alina Habba
    Manipulated a vulnerable female staff member at Trump Bedminster in to signing a nondisclosure agreement that paid what her lawyers claim was a "paltry sum" in exchange for her forced silence about allegations she made against a supervisor who allegedly coerced her in to having sex, with huge financial penalties if she violated the agreement
    30 Nov 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler
    Raped a woman he and his wife Bridget Ziegler previously had group sex with and have known for 20 years after she tried to cancel their planned tryst because Bridget could no longer participate
    30 Nov 2023
    According to a police complaint filed by the alleged victim
  • County Commissioner Peggy Judd [R-AZ]
    Intentionally delayed certifying her county's 2022 midterm election results for weeks by citing unfounded and baseless allegations of fraud and only allowed the certification to go through after a judge ordered her to
    29 Nov 2023
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • County Commissioner Tom Crosby [R-AZ]
    Intentionally and "knowingly interfered" with state officials attempting to certify 2022 midterm election results by delaying the certification of his county's results for weeks by citing unfounded and baseless allegations of fraud
    29 Nov 2023
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • Pardoned a convicted drug smuggler who had connections with his son-in-law Jared Kushner's family after her served only two and a half years of his ten-year sentence
    26 Nov 2023
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • Chris Knowles [Media Executive]
    Preyed on female subordinates at Newsmax in the office and at social gatherings where he was often seen getting inappropriately "close and physical" with them of which several complaints were filed with human resources but mostly ignored due to their toxic culture
    21 Nov 2023
    According to four Newsmax staffers in an exclusive interview with Mediaite
  • Chris Knowles [Media Executive]
    Showed pictures of a female subordinate’s cleavage to other staff in his office without her knowledge or consent
    21 Nov 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Bought luxury clothing, erotic adult content online, luxury skin care products, meals, and paid off personal debts with more than $50,000 in campaign contributions he told donors would be used to support his bid for Congress
    16 Nov 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA]
    Was accused of intentionally elbowing fellow GOP Rep. Tim Burchett in his kidneys then running away when he turned around to see who hit him
    14 Nov 2023
    According to news reports from credible media outlets
  • State Sen. Ray Holmberg [R-ND]
    Acceptied felony images depicting children being sexually abused under fake online personas he created ostensibly to avoid getting caught
    30 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • State Sen. Ray Holmberg [R-ND]
    Routinely paid to have sex with children who lived in the Czech Republic over a five-year period
    30 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Trump Campaign Lawyer Jenna Ellis
    Lied to Georgia state senators about supposed voter fraud in the 2020 election and "intentionally aided and abetted" Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani after who also pushed election falsehoods to the state legislators
    24 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • State Rep. Jeremy Durham [R-TN]
    Crashed his car after which arriving officers observed signs of impairment including a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech, dilated pupils, unsteadiness on his feet, responded with "lawyer" each of the many times he was asked to take a field sobriety test and resisted arrest by trying to pull away from officers handcuffing him
    23 Oct 2023
    According to arresting documents filed by local police
  • Trump Campaign Advisor Kenneth Chesebro
    Devised and executed a plan to overturn the 2020 Presidential election results in Georgia in which he conspired with 16 Republicans to falsely certify Trump won the state and declare themselves the “duly elected and qualified” electors
    20 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • State Rep. Joe Harding [R-FL]
    Illegally obtained over $45,000 in Small Business Covid-Relief Funds out of $150,000 he applied for claiming that dormant companies he owned with no employees actually had 6 employees and revenue of $800k and then lied to federal agents when they questioned him about it
    20 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal prosecutors
  • Trump Campaign Lawyer Sidney Powell
    Paid two coconspirators to illegally access voting machines in Coffee County, GA and copy voter data from the 2020 election presumably to search for anything that could back up their unhinged election conspiracy theories
    19 Oct 2023
    According to charging documents filed by state officials
  • Activist Steve Alembik
    Shot his wife in her back and arm causing serious injuries and then killed himself while sitting in their car outside a fast-food restaurant
    17 Oct 2023
    According to police records first reported by The Miami Herald
  • Shared top-secret secrets about U.S. nuclear submarines well after he left the Presidency including the number of nuclear warheads they can carry and how close they can get to Russian submarines without being detected with Australian billionaire and Mar-a-Lago member Anthony Pratt who shared these secrets with at least 45 other people including foreign officials, his employees, and journalists
    05 Oct 2023
    According to an exclusive report by ABC News
  • Activist Joseph Roberts
    Murdered his fiancée, dismembered her body and stuffed her in a large plastic bag which he discarded near a bridge
    29 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Omar Navarro [2016 GOP CA Rep. Nominee]
    Funneled at least $107,885 of political contributions into his personal accounts which he used to fund trips to Las Vegas, Napa valley, and elsewhere by using a sham charity called the “United Latino Foundation” to embezzle the donor money
    27 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Mark Meadows [Fmr. Trump Chief of Staff]
    Gave a highly classified binder of FBI documents relating to the 2016 Trump-Russia investigation to two sympathetic right-wing media personalities for propaganda purposes
    26 Sep 2023
    According to excerpts from a book by former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson
  • Defrauded banks in New York by vastly overinflating the value of his assets by as much as $3.6 billion dollars in order to obtain more favorable loan terms in a scheme a judge overseeing his case described as "persistent and repeated fraud" and was ordered to pay a $355 million fine and prohibited from conducting business in New York state for three years
    26 Sep 2023
    According to a final ruling issued by the judge overseeing the case
  • Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]
    Cheated on and left his wife of 34 years for a DC lobbyist after having spent years touting "traditional family values" as a pillar of his political identity
    23 Sep 2023
    According to court filings first reported by the local newspaper Index-Journal
  • Mayor Paul Kennedy [R-NJ]
    Stole $9,657 in proceeds from an online auction of old government-owned vehicles and deposited the money into his personal bank account
    22 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas [R]
    Secretly flew on a private plane to attend events hosted by a right-wing organization which frequently argued cases before the Supreme Court and failed to disclose it which a George W. Bush appointed judge characterized as taking his "breath away" and noted that it would have resulted in a "disciplinary hearing" for any lower court federal judge
    22 Sep 2023
    According to an exclusive investigative report by Pro Publica
  • Slipped his hand under Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson's blazer and skirt after wrapping his arms around her backstage during Trump's rally just before the 1/6 insurrection
    20 Sep 2023
    According to a book excerpt first reported by The Guardian
  • State Rep. Matt Hall [R-MI]
    Threatened that he had a bullet loaded inside a shotgun with a fellow student's "NAME ON IT" and warned that he "BETTER NOT GO TO THE CHRISTMAS PARTY TOMORROW NIGHT!" if he didn't want trouble
    19 Sep 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Rep. Steve Buyer [R-IN]
    Illegally profited more than $223,000 by acting on insider information to purchase shares of Navigant Consulting stock shortly before it was acquired by another consulting firm
    19 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Rep. Steve Buyer [R-IN]
    Illegally made more than $126,000 in profit after receiving confidential information about T-Mobile's intention to acquire Sprint from a T-Mobile executive at a golf outing
    19 Sep 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials