The Ultimate Republican Scandals List

Displaying 151 - 200 of 1055 Scandals
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  • Rep. James Comer [R-KY]
    Weaponized his GOP committee by threatening FBI Director Christopher Wray with an unprecedented charge of contempt of Congress to get access to a document discredited as not reliable enough to pursue as part of a shameless political smear campaign and sham investigation against Joe Biden without regard to protecting the identities of redacted sources
    05 Jun 2023
    According to voluminous reports filed by mainstream media outlets
  • State Rep. Jim Lucas [R-IN]
    Fled the scene of a violent single-car crash that flattened three tires and heavily damaged his car because he was under the influence of alcohol, tried to hide his mangled truck behind a local store over three miles away from the scene of his crash and lied to police that he parked it there because he didn't want to leave an oil leak stain in the main parking lot
    31 May 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Project Veritas Founder James O'Keefe
    Was sued by his former company Project Veritas for spending $150,000 on private cars, $10,000 on a helicopter flight and other frivolous expenses in violation of his contract
    31 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by Project Veritas
  • TX Attorney General Ken Paxton [R]
    Called and threatened "several" Texas State Reps with "political consequences" if they voted to impeach him for corruption
    27 May 2023
    According to a speech delivered by Rep. Green in the Texas State House
  • State Rep. Charlie Green [R-TX]
    Accused Texas AG Ken Paxton of personally calling and threatening "several" Texas State Rep's with "political consequences" if they vote to impeach him for corruption
    27 May 2023
    According to a speech delivered by Rep. Green in the Texas State House
  • ACU Chair Matt Schlapp
    Was accused of blindsiding the CPAC Board by improperly using the organizations money to pay his lawyer $270,000 to defend him in a civil defamation lawsuit
    25 May 2023
    According to allegations lobbied by American Conservative Union treasurer Bob Beauprez in an exclusive report by New York Magazine
  • Pushed the Justice Department to keep open a political investigation looking into the Clinton Foundation long after it became abundantly clear no wrongdoing was found by investigators
    22 May 2023
    According to an exclusive report by The New York Times
  • Lawyer Timothy Parlatore
    Quit defending Donald Trump because fellow lawyer Boris Epshteyn "was not very honest" and behaved as a gatekeeper who prevented other lawyers from giving Trump the legal advice they thought was best
    20 May 2023
    According to an exclusive interview Parlatore gave to CNN
  • State House Speaker Dade Phelan [R-TX]
    Repeatedly slurred his speech and swayed back and forth as he led official proceedings as the Texas Speaker of the House in a way fellow Republican and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton described as "debilitating intoxication"
    19 May 2023
    According to reports by local and state media
  • Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]
    Forcefully grabbed and pushed back a citizen journalist filming him and other congresspeople giving a press conference outside the US Capitol as the victim yelled "you're hurting me!" while asking Higgins to let him go
    18 May 2023
    According to a video of the incident reported by The Daily Beast
  • Rep. Lauren Boebert [R-CO]
    Got pregnant and gave birth to a boy during her senior year of high school
    17 May 2023
    According to reports by mainstream media outlets
  • Bruce Miller [Conservative Athlete]
    Threatened to execute Rep. Eric Swalwell or send him to Guantanamo Bay in a threatening private message he sent the Congressman on Twitter
    17 May 2023
    According to an official report filed with the Capitol Police
  • Drank alcohol "all day and night" despite having serious professional responsibilities including being a lawyer for Donald Trump according to his aide Noelle Dunphy who had a job to make sure he was a "functioning" alcoholic
    16 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Refused to pay his staffer Noelle Dunphy $1 million in promised wages and repeatedly made excuses to avoid payment until he eventually refused to pay her outright
    16 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Discussed an alleged scheme to sell pardons for $2 million each claiming he would split it evenly with Donald Trump (or possibly keep it all for himself) and asked a woman who worked closely with him if she knew anyone who would be interested and for them to work with him directly instead of publicly via “normal channels”
    16 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • City Council Member Matthew Reilly [R-RI]
    Passed out in his car in a parking lot after consuming crack cocaine laced with fentanyl and was later found to have two crack pipes and "white rock-like" substance in his possession when police arrived to check on him after a concerned citizen reported that it looked like he was choking and exhibiting signs of an overdose
    15 May 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Discussed classified and sensitive information with Donald Trump on speakerphone while his aide could hear and gave the same aide unfettered access to his email accounts that also contained confidential and highly sensitive information
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Coerced his staffer Noelle Dunphy into having sex with him multiple times and to participate in BDSM sex acts -- often after she was unable to consent due to being intoxicated -- and creepily told her that he thinks of her "as my daughter" while they were having sex
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Demanded his staffer Noelle Dunphy undress for him during almost all of their videoconferences during which he often pleasured himself under a bed sheet
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Demanded his staffer Noelle Dunphy to work "naked, in a bikini, or in short shorts with an American flag on them" that he purchased for her to wear when she was in the office and also when she worked from home remotely
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Forced staffer Noelle Dunphy to perform oral sex multiple times including while he was on the speakerphone with Trump and once after pulling out his erect penis saying he couldn't get any work done until "you take care of this"
    15 May 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by former employee Noelle Dunphy reported on by mainstream outlets
  • Aide Vish Burra
    Tweeted numerous vulgar and menacing posts falsely insinuating that an investigative reporter wanted to have sex with him by writing posts like she "couldn't keep her eyes off me!" and that he thinks "she wants me to hit her with something else" -- a not-so-subtle reference to having sex with her -- over a series of targeted Tweets towards her
    12 May 2023
    According to a report by The Daily Beaast
  • Gov. Greg Abbott [R-TX]
    Pressured the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles to fast-track the pardon approval process of a convicted murderer who killed a peaceful protester in a move the DA trying the case called "deeply troubling"
    12 May 2023
    According to a statement from the Governor that asked the Board to review the case
  • Violated federal law by asserting he had upwards of $5 million in assets that didn't actually exist on financial disclosure forms he submitted during his 2022 run for Congress which makes you wonder why someone would falsely report having assets that didn't actually exist
    10 May 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Objectified an aide to press secretary Stephanie Grisham by having her sent to his office aboard Air Force One so that he and other men could "look at her ass," which concerned Grisham to the point that she made sure the staffer was never alone with Trump again because she was "really nervous about what could happen"
    10 May 2023
    Firsthand account from Grisham in a book published by premier company HarperCollins
  • Illegally received over $24,000 in COVID unemployment benefits from New York while he was still employed making a $120,000 salary at his job in Florida and then later hypocritically signed on as a top cosigner of a House bill meant to recover these ill-gotten funds
    10 May 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Was found liable to pay writer E. Jean Carroll $5 million in damages for defamation and battery for "sexual abuse" at the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York City in 1996
    10 May 2023
    Jury found Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation after a civil trial
  • State Rep. Bryan Slaton [R-TX]
    Served so much alcohol to two underage legislative aides and a 21-year-old intern that one vomited and the other two were so dizzy that they had "split vision"
    09 May 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas [R]
    Failed to report $100,000 in secret payments his wife accepted from a rightwing organization who filed a legal brief arguing to strike down a major part of the Voting Rights Act after which he joined a 5-4 majority doing just that
    04 May 2023
    According to an investigative report by The Washington Post
  • Herschel Walker [2022 GOP GA Senator Nominee]
    Defrauded a donor who gave him $535,200 to use on his campaign which he diverted to his personal business accounts instead and broke campaign finance laws by not disclosing it in a scheme multiple campaign finance experts called “unprecedented,” “stunning,” and “jaw-dropping”
    03 May 2023
    According to an exclusive investigative report by The Daily Beast
  • Steven Crowder [Blaze Media Podcaster]
    Exposed his penis to his co-host Dave Landau while he was seated at a conference table with other people in the room as a witness described as an attempted "power play" who later learned "this was something he did" and noted that if any other manager did something like this it would be "national news"
    02 May 2023
    According to ten former employees who spoke exclusively with The New York Post
  • Steven Crowder [Blaze Media Podcaster]
    Exposed his penis to a male staff member seemingly out of the blue while they were filming a video in a screening room
    02 May 2023
    According to ten former employees who spoke exclusively with The New York Post
  • Sheriff Donald Jones [R-KY]
    Coached a witness to subvert justice and achieve a legal outcome he supposedly desired by giving them false information that prosecutors contend was meant to affect their testimony
    01 May 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local officials
  • Composed a large "oppo file" file of reportedly damaging information against fired host Tucker Carlson that documented allegations he operated a misogynist and toxic workplace environment and planned to publicly release some or all of their files if Carlson publicly attacked the network
    25 Apr 2023
    According to 8 Fox News sources who spoke exclusively with Rolling Stone
  • Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch [R]
    Didn't report that the person who purchased a large property he owned -- nine days after he was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice -- was the CEO of a major law firm that regularly argued for conservative causes before the Supreme Court
    25 Apr 2023
    According to an exclusive report by Politico
  • Tucker Carlson [Fox News Host]
    Was abruptly fired by Fox News less than a week after the company settled a defamation lawsuit for $787.5 million likely because explicitly racist text messages he wrote that were found during the discovery process were so damning they had no choice but to settle
    24 Apr 2023
    According to a public statement released by Fox News
  • Influencer Ali Alexander
    Solicited nude pictures from a 15-year-old boy by promising him that he'll share his "entire network" of right-wing friends with the aspiring young activist if he complied
    20 Apr 2023
    According to an exclusive report by The Daily Beast
  • State Rep. Scotty Campbell [R-TN]
    Told a college-aged legislative intern that he fantasized about her and a female friend "performing sexual acts" on each other and habitually sexually harassed her so badly that thousands of taxpayer dollars were used to help relocate her as she lived in the apartment building as him
    20 Apr 2023
    According to a report by the bipartisan state House Ethics Subcommittee
  • State Rep. Richard Impallaria [R-MD]
    Illegally possessed two firearms despite being prohibited from handling or owning firearms due to a prior conviction for battery
    18 Apr 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Settled a lawsuit with Dominion Voting Systems for $787.5 million for spreading false 2020 election conspiracy theories about their voting machines which caused significant defamatory damage to their company brand
    18 Apr 2023
    According to court records and public reporting by mainstream outlets
  • GOP Donor Kent Stermon
    Coerced a teenage girl into showing him her breasts in order to get VIP Taylor Swift concert tickets he supposedly had and later offered to pay the girl's father thousands of dollars to stay quiet
    18 Apr 2023
    According to a police report filed by local officials after he committed suicide
  • Ronald Andruchuk [2018 RI GOP State Rep. Candidate]
    Illegally acquired 211 guns and 25,390 rounds (1,555.8 pounds) of ammunition that he stashed throughout a property he shared with his wife and three young children by lying about his severe drug abuse problem on purchase forms
    17 Apr 2023
    Allegedly according to reporting from credible media outlets
  • Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH]
    Pressured a sexual abuse victim's elderly parents to convince their son to retract his accusation that he knew about rampant sexual abuse by a team doctor he worked with and turned a blind eye to it for years
    17 Apr 2023
    According to an investigative report by The New York Times
  • Influencer Ali Alexander
    Asked a 17-year-old boy to send him a picture of his penis by texting "show me ur [eggplant emjoi]" and replying "Omg d*ck" when the boy asked what the emoji meant
    17 Apr 2023
    According to an exclusive report by The Daily Beast
  • State Rep. Will Dismukes [R-AL]
    Stole $32,000 from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Montgomery, $4,800 from a local Alabama city hall and more than $2,500 worth of flooring materials and construction materials from his previous employer over a yearslong period
    14 Apr 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • State Rep. Bryan Slaton [R-TX]
    Had unprotected sex with an inebriated 19-year-old he had provided alcohol to which a Republican-led investigation determined was tantamount to rape because his victim "could not effectively consent to intercourse" due to the influence of alcohol and also because she very likely would have said no as it was her first time having sex and later took her to the drugstore so should could purchase emergency contraception while also being a married "family values" lawmaker who routinely denounced the so-called "grooming" of children
    14 Apr 2023
    According to an official complaint filed against Slaton and exclusively reported by The Texas Tribune
  • State Rep. Fabián Basabe [R-FL]
    Slapped his legislative aide across the face and instructed him to go stand in a corner after he drunkenly interrupted a conversation to ask his aide if he had recently "slept with" the woman he was talking with
    13 Apr 2023
    According to a civil lawsuit filed by the alleged victim
  • Harvest Bible Chapel Televangelist James MacDonald
    Physically attacked a 59-year-old woman after striking her car in a parking lot in an unprovoked attack which caused serious enough injuries that she had to be hospitalized
    13 Apr 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas [R]
    Didn't report the proceeds from the sale of family property to conservative donor Harlan Crow -- who then allowed Thomas's mother to continue living at rent-free for years -- on his public disclosure records as required by law
    13 Apr 2023
    According to an exclusive investigative report by Pro Publica