Diehl to Howie Carr: Warren must give back dirty money from Menendez

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Massachusetts state Rep. Geoff Diehl (R.-Whitman) told the host of the Howie Carr Show Tuesday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) needs to return contributions from the New Millenium PAC run by Sen. Robert Menendez (D.-N.J.), now on trial for corruption. Diehl is the leading GOP challenger to Warren in 2018. (Big L:eague Politics composite by Neil W. McCabe)

The leading Republican challenger to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass) told Boston radio talk show host Howie Carr Tuesday that Warren took campaign contributions from Sen. Robert Menendez (D.-N.J.), who is now on trial, and she needs to either return the money or donate the money to charity.

“He’s got 18 counts of bribery and fraud,” said state Rep. Geoff Diehl (R.-Whitman), about one of the senior Democratic senators and a former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “He created this PAC called “The New Millenium Political Action Committee,” and he has distributed over $275,000 to candidates, including Elizabeth Warren.”

Diehl, who lead the 2014 fight to reduce the state’s gasoline tax, said Warren should do the right thing.

“Somebody like Elizabeth Warren, who clearly has the focus of running for president in 2020 should not be taking money from someone like Senator Menendez, who has clearly abused the system,” he said.[wpdevart_youtube]“Senator Warren has complained about big money in politics. She should first clean up her own campaign account by donating the tainted funds she received from Senator Menendez’s PAC,” said Diehl.

Here is Diehl with Howie Carr:

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Neil W. McCabe is a Washington-based political journalist and editor. Before joining Big League Politics, he was the Capitol Hill correspondent for Breitbart News, where he also led Breitbart's political polling operation and wrote up the Breitbart-Gravis polls. McCabe's other positions include the One America News DC Bureau Chief, a senior reporter at Human Events and a staff reporter at The Pilot, Boston's Catholic paper. McCabe also was the editor of The Somerville News, The (North Cambridge, Mass.) Alewife and served as an Army combat historian in Iraq. His 2013 e-book The Unfriendly Skies examined how the American airline industry went from deregulation in the late 1970s to come full circle to the highly-regulated, highly-taxed industry it is today.
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