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CREW: Republican Rep. David Rivera One of the Most Corrupt Members of Congress

Two weeks ago, we released the eighth edition of CREW's Most Corrupt Members of Congress report, shining a light on the misdeeds committed by 20 of Washington's worst.

We make a point of not ranking the members we've featured, but the results of our poll show no one is more deserving of inclusion in this year's crop of corrupt lawmakers than the Sunshine State's own Rep. David Rivera.

Already under investigation by the FBI and IRS for numerous money laundering and tax evasion schemes, the Miami-area Republican now finds himself under fire for allegedly handing off

David Rivera, member of the United States Hous...David Rivera, member of the United States House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 envelopes stuffed with cash to bankroll a ringer candidate in the Democratic primary. While we've been on his case for almost two years, the national media is now starting to take notice

 — thanks in part to our report.

Politicians like Rep. Rivera have pushed Americans' contempt for Congress to an all-time high, but without the tireless work of aggressive advocates to seek out the truth, the tales of these members' misdeeds may never have been told.

That's why CREW is so necessary.

Thank you for your support,

Melanie Sloan

 

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