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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 04:47 PM

Gowdy's $150,000 (tax payer money) pay off discrimination and retaliation claim with a former aide.

https://amp.businessinsider.com/trey-gowdy-benghazi-panel-settlement-taxpayer-money-benghazi-hillary-clinton-2017-12

Top Republican who led Benghazi panel used $150,000 of taxpayer money to settle claim with a fired staffer
David Choi Dec 1, 2017

(Business Insider had to dig for this Gowdy misstep.)

In 2016, Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina reportedly used $150,000 in taxpayer money to settle a veteran-discrimination and retaliation claim with a former aide.
The ex-staffer, an officer in the Air Force Reserves, alleged that Gowdy had discriminated against him after he took leave for his service-related obligations.
At one point, the aide also alleged that Gowdy's high-profile investigation into the 2012 Benghazi attack was taking a partisan turn and focusing on then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


*Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina reportedly settled a veteran discrimination and retaliation claim from a former aide for $150,000 in taxpayer funds, according to a Washington Post report published Friday.

*The confidential settlement was identified in an Office of Compliance report released on Friday. The Post said it was able to link a mention about the settlements contained in the documents to the claims made by Bradley Podliska, the former staffer, identified by The Post.

*Podliska, who was fired in 2015 from the House Benghazi committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, alleged that he was wrongfully terminated in part for his unwillingness to engage in what he believed was a partisan investigation into Hillary Clinton's time as US secretary of state.
MORE at LINK...

"He was there to ensure it didn't function ethically.
His work on that committee is complete"


HOWEVER:

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Reply Gowdy's $150,000 (tax payer money) pay off discrimination and retaliation claim with a former aide. (Original post)
Wwcd Jan 13 OP
ProudLib72 Jan 13 #1
Wwcd Jan 13 #3
ProudLib72 Jan 13 #15
Cracklin Charlie Jan 13 #2
Wwcd Jan 13 #7
Wellstone ruled Jan 13 #4
Wwcd Jan 13 #5
Wellstone ruled Jan 13 #8
Wwcd Jan 13 #9
Wellstone ruled Jan 13 #10
pangaia Jan 13 #16
Laffy Kat Jan 13 #6
toddwv Jan 13 #11
Bernardo de La Paz Jan 13 #13
Bernardo de La Paz Jan 13 #12
louis c Jan 13 #14
moondust Jan 13 #17

Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 04:53 PM

1. tRump to Gowdy

"Well Trey, you have just passed my very presidential grifter sniff test. How would you like a job as Secretary of State after Rex resigns?"

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Response to ProudLib72 (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:00 PM

3. LOL.."presidential grifter sniff test".

Defines that weasel Gowdy perfectly.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 06:33 PM

15. tRump and Gowdy go together

like a turd and a used condom in the sewer of GOP politics.

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 04:56 PM

2. Gowdy settled?

Sounds more like the American taxpayer settled. And got hosed. Again.

Why must the press obfuscate so?

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:19 PM

7. Yup. And the news buried the story & Gowdy moves up the loyalty ladder.

Legitimate US taxpayers have been squeezed to death.

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:00 PM

4. Hey,a big thank you to all those who

are paying attention and digging the info on these corrupt Rethugs. Someone posted a thirty some number of Congress People who will be exposed for their scams and settlements with taxpayer dollars. Is this the start?

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:16 PM

5. I've read anywhere between 30-100 Congressmen, Senators, staffers & Executive

The longer this goes on, the longer the list, I presume.
Only thing that is said for certain, is that the American public will be shocked as to how many & who all were involved.

I hope its 100.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:20 PM

8. Looks much like the excuse of spending more time with

family has a new meaning. I'am out of here before this becomes public or my Spouse finds out.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #8)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:29 PM

9. Exactly. They were there for one specific job. Obstruct & keep Trump in place until

..Russia got what it came for.
Wonder what their payout was for their dirty deed.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #9)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:34 PM

10. Follow the money.

Seems to me there was a Republican Senator who wanted a mess to go away by having it marked top Secret.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 06:50 PM

16. The American public will not be shocked at all.

They have no idea what is going on...

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:18 PM

6. Lock his ass up! eom

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:49 PM

11. He resigned from the Ethics Committee

I'm hoping he gets perp-walked out of Congress as a member of Trump's Cabal.

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Response to toddwv (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:51 PM

13. Most likely related to shifting committee assignments, not pending ethics allegations. . .nt

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:50 PM

12. RepubliCONs support the troops so long as they are symbols and not real people. . . . nt

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 06:19 PM

14. The Ex-Staffer was biased...

...in favor of the truth. Republicans cannot have that.

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Response to Wwcd (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 07:58 PM

17. What incentive is there

for Congress members to behave honorably when they know they can just pay off people they have mistreated and get rid of them using TAXPAYER MONEY?

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