Jun 12, 2014

Republican Congressman says he sold a vote for money and then they didn't pay him



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Republican Congressman says he sold a vote for money ... and then they didn't pay him

"Kissing Congressman" Vance McAllister seems to be looking to make trouble for other Republicans on his way out. Last week he gave an audience an example of how, when he said, "money controls Washington":McAllister said he voted "no" on legislation related to the Bureau of Land Management though he did not identify the bill. McAllister said a colleague on the House floor told him that he would receive a $1,200 contribution from Heritage Foundation if he voted against the bill. He would not name his colleague since he "did not want to put their business out on the street." "I played dumb and asked him, 'How would you vote?'" McAllister said. "He told me, 'Vote no and you will get a $1,200 check from the Heritage Foundation. If you vote yes, you will get a $1,000 check from some environmental impact group.'" [...] "I voted no, and I didn't get a Heritage Foundation check but he did," ...

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