The Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes (COAST) announced today that its representative Mark Miller will file a formal Complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission against Jean Schmidt, for claiming on her web site and in a campaign brochure, endorsements in this primary election by Congressmen Steve Chabot and Tom Tancredo.It is always nice to see Republicans attack other Republicans. That thought brings a smile to my face. Please GOP, keep me smiling!
Both Congressmen have in fact refused to endorse Schmidt.
It is an elections law violation in Ohio to make a false statement in the course of a campaign.
Despite the clear statements of both Congressmen, Schmidt did and continues to falsely publish the claimed endorsements.
"Jean Schmidt obviously has a problem with the truth," said COAST Chairman Jim Urling. "First she did not tell the truth about being against higher taxes, then she fibbed about her conversation with Representative Buhp. And now she completely fabricates endorsements. She must be held to account for her persistent prevarication's."
Friday, March 10, 2006
COAST Hates Schmidt
COAST has it's guns trained on Rep. Jean Schmidt for claiming endorsements from people who later said they never endorsed her. They issued a press release:
Posted by Brian Griffin at 3/10/2006 07:56:00 AM