Dana Rohrabacher Deposited More Campaign Contributions Into His Personal Bank Account Than He Raised In Pre-Election Report
We've told you several times over the years about how cheapskate Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher routinely deposits chunks of campaign contributions directly into his own bank account by claiming his wife, Rhonda, earned the money.
Rohrabacher, the alleged anti-federal government spending blabbermouth who has been sucking--no, slurping--on the federal teat for more than 30 consecutive years, doubled down on his shameless hypocrisy in his latest mandatory campaign disclosure report.
Orange County's senior career politician reported in his just filed pre-election report with the Federal Election Commission that he received $3,410 during the first 16 days of October and paid himself--err, sorry, Rhonda--$4,433 during the same period.
Carry the three, add the six....
Rohrabacher's total contributions in the pre-election report: $3,410
According to my math, Rohrabacher's campaign fund really should be renamed: The Dana Rohrabacher Personal Expense Gift Fund That Barely Skirts Federal Law on Technicalities Account.
Can there be any doubt that Rohrabacher's campaign fundraising operation is little more than a devious way to enhance his own private wealth?
Raiding the campaign treasury on Oct. 1 for $2,216.71
Raiding the campaign treasury again on Oct. 9 for another $2,216.71
Rohrabacher, a Costa Mesa resident who is a chest-thumping warhawk nowadays but carefully avoided all military service--especially any combat duty--during the Vietnam War, first ran for Congress in 1988 on the platform that he would serve no more than six years in Washington, D.C. as a way to prevent his corruption.
On Nov. 6, he will take the office--and all the lucrative pay and perks--for his 25th and 26th years on the term limits platform.
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