August 29, 2010

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: Congresswoman Violated Nepotism Rules, Funneled Thousands to Family and Friends. “Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D., Texas), a long-serving congresswoman from Dallas, improperly awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, violating nepotism and ethics rules by giving the funds to multiple relatives and the children of top aide Rod Givens. Johnson also violated a rule that required scholarship winners to live or attend school in the awarding member’s district.”