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Orange County Republican lawmaker accused of stealing campaign funds for personal expenses

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In June, GOP California Assemblyman Bill Brough was plunged into scandal when three women came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct, including a county supervisor.

Now, according to the Fresno Bee, he is facing a completely unrelated scandal, as the California Fair Political Practices Commission alleges he has illegally diverted campaign funds for personal use — including to pay off his family’s cell phone bill, meals at upscale restaurants, a custom-made liquor cabinet, and a personal trip to attend a Boston Red Sox game.

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The expenditures were first flagged by Aaron Park, a conservative blogger who runs “Right on Daily.” Brough was notified of the FPPC investigation in July.

The allegations bear a similarity to those against Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), who is under indictment for allegedly using campaign money for trips to Europe, alcohol, and mistresses.


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New testimony adds 2 stunning — and previously unknown — details about the Ukraine extortion

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New testimony released Monday from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Ukraine scandal included at least two new stunning details about the quid pro quo scheme at the heart of the matter.

Overall, the transcripts for depositions of Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, who were advisers to U.S. envoy Kurt Volker, built on the story of that we already know: that President Donald Trump pushed a shadow foreign policy to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political opponents, a scheme that involved using his office and military aid as leverage over the country in opposition to the official policy.

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Trump blasted for his ‘Endorsement of Doom’ after Sean Spicer loses on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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Team Trump had gone all in urging supporters to vote for former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on the game show "Dancing with the Stars."

Votes had been urged by RNC officials and Trump himself had urged his 66 million Twitter followers to vote for Spicer.

Despite the full heft of the Trump campaign, Spicer lost on Monday's show.

Trump deleted his failed tweet urging votes for Spicer -- and instead said it was a "great try" by his former advisor.

Looks like this endorsement was as successful as your last one!

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‘He’s misunderstood’: Nikki Haley tells Fox News how Trump is actually a really good listener

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Former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley defended President Donald Trump during a Monday appearance with Fox News personality Sean Hannity.

Hannity asked the former South Carolina governor if Trump was "misunderstood."

"I do think he’s misunderstood," Haley replied.

"I can tell you, from the first day to the last day that I worked for the president, he always listened, he was always conscious of hearing other voices, allowing people to debate out the issues, and then he made his decision," Haley claimed.

She argued that, "I saw a president that was very thoughtful, looked at all of the issues, made decisions, and it was a pleasure and honor to work with him."

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