Ohio2006 Blog

News, analysis, and comments on Ohio elections.

Friday, April 28

Cong. OH-2nd: Schmidt (R) Reprimanded for Falsehoods

As reported in the Cincinnati Enquirer here, a unanimous Ohio Board of Elections has publicly reprimanded incumbent Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland) for false statements with potential to affect the outcome of the election. The false statements involved claiming that she had a second undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati. A letter citing the campaign's "reckless disregard for truth" will be sent by the commission today. It's the most serious punishment available short of fines or criminal prosecution. Schmidt's campaign says it will appeal the ruling.

The commission also determined that Schmidt made other false statements by claiming endorsements from Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO) and the Family Research Council that she did not actually get. The commission did not impose any punishment for these falsehoods, however. The commission found no false statement with respect to Schmidt's claim of an endorsement by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Cincinnati), because Chabot said that he had endorsed both Schmidt and McEwen.

In yet another blow to Schmidt, the commission rejected a complaint by Schmidt against her rival, former Rep. Bob McEwen, that he made false statements about living and voting in Ohio. A bipartisan panel of the commission voted 3-1 to find "no probable cause" to hear evidence on that complaint.

McEwen expressed glee over these actions. "The reason that I was cleared was that (Schmidt's) operatives made the most bogus charges you could imagine and the commission utterly rejected them," McEwen said. "The commission saw through her."

The attorney for the person who filed the successful complaints against Schmidt sought to underscore Schmidt's hesitance to admit the errors by reading portions of Schmidt's 68-page deposition, in which she said "I don't know," "I'm not sure," "I can't answer that," or "I don't remember" at least 50 times.

5 Comments:

At 12:45 AM, Blogger oakleyses said...

louis vuitton, longchamp outlet, nike outlet, oakley sunglasses, uggs outlet, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp outlet, tory burch outlet, oakley sunglasses, prada handbags, polo outlet, michael kors outlet, longchamp outlet, nike air max, louis vuitton, oakley sunglasses wholesale, christian louboutin, burberry outlet, ray ban sunglasses, christian louboutin uk, michael kors outlet online, gucci handbags, burberry handbags, kate spade outlet, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet online, ugg boots, tiffany jewelry, nike air max, louis vuitton outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, replica watches, christian louboutin shoes, michael kors outlet online, christian louboutin outlet, nike free, prada outlet, louis vuitton outlet, jordan shoes, chanel handbags, uggs outlet, uggs on sale, oakley sunglasses, replica watches, tiffany and co, michael kors outlet, louis vuitton outlet

 
At 12:46 AM, Blogger oakleyses said...

north face, louboutin pas cher, true religion outlet, nike tn, nike roshe run uk, nike air max, polo lacoste, lululemon canada, nike air force, vans pas cher, nike free run, kate spade, hollister uk, michael kors, mulberry uk, michael kors pas cher, polo ralph lauren, oakley pas cher, burberry pas cher, converse pas cher, longchamp pas cher, jordan pas cher, replica handbags, coach purses, true religion outlet, guess pas cher, timberland pas cher, coach outlet, ray ban pas cher, nike blazer pas cher, true religion outlet, michael kors, michael kors outlet, nike air max uk, sac hermes, coach outlet store online, air max, sac longchamp pas cher, true religion jeans, nike free uk, hogan outlet, sac vanessa bruno, new balance, north face uk, hollister pas cher, ray ban uk, ralph lauren uk, abercrombie and fitch uk, nike roshe, nike air max uk

 
At 12:48 AM, Blogger oakleyses said...

wedding dresses, hollister clothing, vans outlet, nike huaraches, valentino shoes, iphone 6s cases, iphone 6 cases, ipad cases, p90x workout, ferragamo shoes, mcm handbags, oakley, nike roshe run, nike air max, instyler, new balance shoes, nfl jerseys, mac cosmetics, celine handbags, longchamp uk, chi flat iron, s6 case, abercrombie and fitch, bottega veneta, hollister, iphone cases, insanity workout, baseball bats, soccer jerseys, mont blanc pens, giuseppe zanotti outlet, timberland boots, iphone 5s cases, asics running shoes, iphone 6s plus cases, ralph lauren, north face outlet, nike trainers uk, north face outlet, hermes belt, iphone 6 plus cases, babyliss, ghd hair, beats by dre, jimmy choo outlet, soccer shoes, herve leger, louboutin, lululemon

 
At 12:49 AM, Blogger oakleyses said...

wedding dresses, hollister clothing, vans outlet, nike huaraches, valentino shoes, iphone 6s cases, iphone 6 cases, ipad cases, p90x workout, ferragamo shoes, mcm handbags, oakley, nike roshe run, nike air max, instyler, new balance shoes, nfl jerseys, mac cosmetics, celine handbags, longchamp uk, chi flat iron, s6 case, abercrombie and fitch, bottega veneta, hollister, iphone cases, insanity workout, baseball bats, soccer jerseys, mont blanc pens, giuseppe zanotti outlet, timberland boots, iphone 5s cases, asics running shoes, iphone 6s plus cases, ralph lauren, north face outlet, nike trainers uk, north face outlet, hermes belt, iphone 6 plus cases, babyliss, ghd hair, beats by dre, jimmy choo outlet, soccer shoes, herve leger, louboutin, lululemon

 
At 12:52 AM, Blogger oakleyses said...

ugg uk, barbour uk, karen millen uk, ray ban, canada goose outlet, swarovski crystal, moncler uk, supra shoes, pandora charms, vans, converse, links of london, doke gabbana, converse outlet, canada goose outlet, ugg pas cher, moncler, louis vuitton, toms shoes, canada goose, canada goose, pandora jewelry, louis vuitton, gucci, moncler, nike air max, canada goose, pandora uk, coach outlet, moncler outlet, marc jacobs, montre pas cher, ugg, juicy couture outlet, wedding dresses, replica watches, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, moncler, louis vuitton, canada goose jackets, moncler outlet, thomas sabo, barbour, canada goose uk, canada goose outlet, lancel, swarovski, moncler, louis vuitton, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, pandora jewelry, juicy couture outlet, louis vuitton

 

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home