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Memo To Blake Farenthold: Hey Ducky Boy, Pay The Hell Up!

Texas Republican Congresscreep Blake Farenthold said he would repay the $84,000 he owes us that he spent paying off a victim of his haute couture artisan creepiness. He said he would and everybody heard it. Now he looking for a way to cha-cha out of it. Show More Summary

Accused Sexual Harasser Blake Farenthold Wants You To Forget He Owes You $84,000

The GOP congressman spent lots of taxpayer money to settle a harassment lawsuit. He said he’d pay us back. He hasn’t.

Remember When Blake Farenthold Was Going To Write A Check To Repay Taxpayers?

Remember when South Texas Congressslob Blake Farenthold promised to repay the $84,000 of taxpayer money he used to pay off a woman he had sexually harassed? That was on December 3rd and he promised to repay it within a week. I hope you...Show More Summary

Shocking: Pervy Congressman Blake Farenthold, Six-Millionaire, Ain’t Wanna Pay His Sex-Harassment Settlement!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Did you think the multiple disgraces and ethics investigations would chasten the Representative from Texas? YOU DON’T KNOW GRIFT.

Farenthold still hasn't paid back $84,000 he used to settle claim

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Rep. Blake Farenthold still hasn’t paid back the $84,000 he used in taxpayer funds to settle a former employee's sexual harassment claims.

Blake Farenthold Hasn’t Repaid Tax Dollars Used for Harassment Settlement, Despite Promise

Texas congressman Blake Farenthold said he’d pay back the $84K used to settle a sexual-harassment claim, but now he’s stalling.

Farenthold Has Not Paid Back $84K Settlement

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) “has not yet repaid $84,000 in taxpayer money for a settlement reached with a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment and other improper conduct, despite the Texas Republican’s statement late last year saying he [...]

Farenthold Congress Aide Pressured to Do Campaign Duties

A former aide to GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold contacted the House Ethics Committee last week to detail what she said were regular requests from the congressman and his chief of staff to perform campaign-related duties even though she was never paid by or volunteered with his congressional campaign. Show More Summary

Ethics Committee Expands Farenthold Probe

Politico: “The House Ethics Committee announced late Thursday that it was expanding its investigation into GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold to include allegations he improperly used official resources for campaign activities, as well as lying to the panel. Farenthold is already [...]

Democrats’ Hopes of Taking Back the House Could Hinge on Two Districts—in Texas

Texas Democrats have big plans for the 2018 midterm elections. Popular Rep. Beto O’Rourke is gunning for Ted Cruz’s Senate seat. Scandal-plagued Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold is retiring at the end of his term, and his district could be redrawn before his last day on the job. And there’s a Democrat running in all 36 […]

Possible federal charges loom for Tea Party Rep who paid $85K of taxpayer money in sex harassment suit

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The House Ethics Committee is stepping up its investigation of Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold (R) to include not only allegations that he settled a sexual harassment suit with taxpayer money, but also charges that he improperly used official resources for campaign activities and that he lied to the...

Rep. Blake Farenthold ethics inquiry expanded to cover political activities

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The congressional panel will examine whether government resources were used in the Texas Republican's election campaigns.        

House expands probe of 2 lawmakers facing misconduct claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation of Republican congressman Blake Farenthold of Texas to determine whether he lied to the committee in its inquiry into sexual harassment allegations. The panel...Show More Summary

Farenthold's name won't be on GOP primary ballot after all

Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas, who isn't seeking re-election amid allegations of sexual harassment, won't appear on 2018 primary ballots after Democrats unsuccessfully tried Wednesday to leave his name … Click to Continu...

Democrats sue to keep GOP's Farenthold on 2018 ballot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrats sued Wednesday to keep Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold's name on the 2018 ballot even though the congressman says he won't seek a fifth term amid allegations of sexual harassment. The lawsuit filed...Show More Summary

Agreement reached to keep Rep. Blake Farenthold off GOP primary ballot

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The deal over the Republican congressman's aborted candidacy for re-election will not be official until it is signed by a federal judge.        

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers: Victoria Advocate. Dec. 16, 2017. Where there's smoke, there's fire. In the case of Congressman Blake Farenthold, the smoke is billowing … Click to Continue »

Farenthold retiring from House amid harassment accusations

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election next year, adding his name to the list of lawmakers leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations that have...

GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold Will Not Seek Re-Election After Sexual Harassment Allegations

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON ? Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) will not seek re-election to Congress following reports that he used taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment complaint from a former staffer, whom he fired after she confronted him about his behavior.

Blake Farenthold and the Grandfathering of Sexual Harassment

Many men accused before Harvey Weinstein have managed to retain their posts, but the forced retirement of a Texas Republican breaks the trend.

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