Nunes has two fundraising committees—the Nunes Victory Fund and NEW PAC—and his mom, Diane, has served as treasurer for each of them. And whereas Nunes can also be suing Devin Nunes’ Cow, his precise cow presumably has nothing to do together with his FEC filings. It simply seems like she does.
All however one of many marketing campaign’s 2020 FEC experiences filed by Nunes’ mother include materials errors, in keeping with the [FEC’s Requests for Additional Information]. Flaws embrace duplicate contributions from GOP mega-donors akin to Residence Depot CEO Bernie Marcus ($50.5 million profession giving), billionaire power mogul Kelcy Warren ($23.8 million), and investor Rex Sinquefield ($12.2 million).
The FEC additionally stated NEW PAC didn’t disclose a donation from medical insurance supplier Humana. An amended report filed Thursday exhibits the donation quantity was $5,000, noting that the merchandise was returned by financial institution on Jan. 22.
In complete, the FEC despatched the Nunes Victory Fund and his marketing campaign six RFAIs every for the 2020 election cycle. Some corrected experiences prompted second notices. But it surely’s not the first time Toni Nunes has come beneath federal scrutiny. Within the 2018 cycle, the FEC despatched the marketing campaign eight RFAIs.
Okay, that’s not good. Guess it’s even more durable to fireplace a congressman’s mother for incompetence than an precise congressman.
In fact, whereas Nunes has presumably been efficiently weaned, he hasn’t eliminated the umbilical twine a lot as unplugged it from his mother and reattached it to Donald Trump’s quaggy undercarriage. Whereas he as soon as drew sustenance and succor from his mom, he’s since planted his flag firmly within the steamy adipose folds of our frothing former POTUS.
In different phrases, it will be straightforward for him to 86 his mother for trigger, however he daren’t offend the dyspeptic wheel of cheese who provides him his marching orders and imbues him with function—as unhappy and pathetic as that function could also be.
In the meantime, the litigious twit’s case towards @DevinNunesMom continues, as absurd as that case could also be. As The Each day Beast recounts, Nunes’ swimsuit alleges that “[i]n her limitless barrage of tweets, Devin Nunes’ Mother maliciously attacked each facet of Nunes’ character, honesty, integrity, ethics and health to carry out his duties as a United States Congressman.”
Sadly for Nunes, in civil lawsuits it’s a must to present damages. In different phrases, that you must even have “character, honesty, integrity, ethics and health to carry out [one’s] duties” earlier than you possibly can lose them, which could make his quixotic lawsuit even much less winnable.
Properly, if he loses, he can at all times run to Mommy. She merely has to be a greater nurturer than a bookkeeper. Proper?