Monday, January 18, 2010

Tiahrt’s greed and lack of scruples has him under investigation

Rep. Todd Tiahrt has been taking bribes in the form of campaign contributions and other activities to “feather his own nest” for a long time. Now it is catching up to him

The following is from Prime Buzz:

Tiahrt, Murtha, 5 others under scrutiny by ethics investigators
Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt is one Congressman Todd Tiahrtof seven members of a powerful House subcommittee under investigation for ties to an influential lobbying firm.
Ethics investigators are said to be looking at the ties between campaign contributions and earmarks that benefit clients of the lobbying firm, the PMA Group.
The subcommittee in question controls spending by the Pentagon.
The probe includes a review of the actions of the chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee on defense,
John P. Murtha, a Pennsylvian Democrat long criticized for his devotion to earmarks and pork-barrel spending.
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