Tag Archives: scandal

Mr. Moms For Threeways Seeks To Cloak Phone Data Under 2018 Florida Law Intended To Protect Victims

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Christian Ziegler, the former chairperson for the Republican Party of Florida who is under criminal investigation, is citing a law that protects victims in a bid to stop the release of more information from his cellphone. But police say Ziegler is not the victim of a crime. The Sarasota Police Department opened an investigation into …

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Gaetz’s Imprisoned Sex Trafficker Buddy Has Flipped

The New York Times reports: A lawyer for the chief witness against Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida, said on Friday that the witness was cooperating with a House Ethics Committee investigation into whether Mr. Gaetz had sex with an underage girl while he was serving in Congress. Fritz Scheller, a lawyer for Mr. Gaetz’s former friend and political ally …

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Beetleboob’s Ex Blasts Her “Cruel” Restraining Order

Denver’s Westword reports: Last week, Representative Lauren Boebert filed a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband, Jayson, following a series of headline-grabbing incidents that led to Jayson being criminally charged. The order also covers three of their four children — a punishment that Jayson says is “killing” him. “I feel what is happening is cruel and unfair,” he tells Westword. …

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Beetleboob Gets Restraining Order Against Ex-Husband

The Colorado Sun reports: U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert asked for and received a temporary restraining order Friday against her former husband, Jayson Boebert. The order also covers three of the couple’s four sons. In requesting the order, the Republican congresswoman filled out a checklist alleging incidents ranging from name calling and harassing phone calls to “abusing children in household” between …

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Mr. Moms For Threeways: I’m The Victim In All This

Mother Jones reports: Christian Ziegler, the former chairman of the Florida Republican Party who got booted last month after being accused of raping a woman who had been sexually involved with him and his wife, is now claiming to be the victim of a crime in an effort to fend off the release of information from his cellphone. Ziegler’s lawyer, …

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House Ethics Panel Reached Out To Gaetz’s Ex-Girlfriend

CNN reports: The House Ethics Committee investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz has reached out to an ex-girlfriend who was a key witness in the federal investigation into the Florida lawmaker, according to a source familiar with the ethics probe. The outreach, which has not previously been reported, is a sign that the GOP-led committee’s investigation into the Florida Republican has recently …

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Donors To Adams Say They Were Secretly Reimbursed

The City reports: Three contributors to Mayor Eric Adams’ 2025 re-election campaign recounted in interviews in the past month how they — and in two cases their spouses — were reimbursed for a total of more than $10,000 in donations by hotel and construction executives in violation of state law. The interviews came during a joint investigation by THE CITY, …

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Beetleboob’s Ex-Husband Hit With Six Criminal Charges

The Associated Press reports: Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert ‘s ex-husband, Jayson Boebert, has been charged with assault and other counts in connection with two domestic altercations, including an argument with the congresswoman in a restaurant that spiraled out of control, and a fight with the former couple’s son, authorities said. The altercations have drawn further attention to Lauren Boebert, …

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WWE Founder Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

ESPN reports: Vince McMahon, who co-founded the modern WWE in 1982, has resigned from his role as TKO executive chairman and from his position on the TKO board of directors, he said in a statement provided to ESPN on Friday night. McMahon, 78, leaves the publicly traded company — which was formed when UFC merged with WWE last year — …

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GOP Beetleboob Challenger Steps Down As Colorado House Minority Leader After DUI And Weapon Arrest

The Denver Post reports: State Rep. Mike Lynch, the embattled top Colorado House Republican and congressional candidate whose 2022 drunken driving arrest was revealed last week, said Wednesday he was stepping down as minority leader. Lynch made his announcement from the House floor, shortly after sending an email to the 18 other members of the Republican caucus. He is not …

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Scott’s Fiancé Was Sued For “Shell And Sham Scheme”

The Daily Mail reports: The murky financial past of GOP dropout Tim Scott’s new girlfriend has been laid bare in court papers unearthed exclusively by DailyMail.com. Mindy Noce, 47, was accused of helping tech entrepreneur ex-husband Peter ‘Jay’ Noce create shell companies to hide their assets and avoid liability over a $1.2 million deal gone wrong, according to documents filed …

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ABC News: Matt Gaetz Sex Probe Is Picking Up Steam

ABC News reports: The reopened House ethics probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz continues to ramp up, as the committee in recent weeks has contacted multiple new witnesses as part of its ongoing investigation into the Florida congressman, sources tell ABC News. In recent days, the Republican-led House Ethics Committee has reached out to multiple new witnesses, expanding its contact with …

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Menendez: FBI Left My Home In “Complete Disarray”

“Upon my return home, I was shocked to find my belongings and furniture in complete disarray. Among other things, I noticed that certain interior doors (including doors I generally keep unlocked) had been forcibly broken down; furniture had been haphazardly moved around; filing cabinets, desk drawers, dressers, wardrobes, and closets had all been rummaged through and their contents strewn about; …

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Cops: Beetleboob’s Ex Assaulted Their 18-Year-Old Son

Denver’s Westword reports: Representative Lauren Boebert’s ex-husband, Jayson, was taken into custody on two separate arrest warrants Tuesday — one for his reported restaurant fight with the Colorado congresswoman, and another for allegedly assaulting their eldest son, Tyler, during an argument at their house in Garfield County, the arrest affidavit says. Tyler, who turns nineteen on March 21, reported the …

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Beetleboob’s Ex Arrested On Assault, Weapons Charges

The Daily Beast reports: Jayson Boebert, the former husband of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), was arrested Tuesday on six charges, including prohibited use of weapons, third-degree assault, and obstructing a peace officer, according to records with the Garfield County jail. The charges come three days after Jayson Boebert called the police on the congresswoman after a physical altercation between the …

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GOP Rep Faces Ethics Complaint: $1M In Discrepancies

Phil Williams reports at Nashville’s NBC affiliate: A nonpartisan watchdog group has asked a federal ethics agency to investigate Tennessee Congressman Andy Ogles over $1 million of discrepancies in financial disclosures he was required to file with the U.S. House. The Campaign Legal Center (CLC) repeatedly cites NewsChannel 5’s reporting in the complaint that was filed Tuesday with the Office …

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Florida GOP Axes Chairman Of Christian Threeways

Florida Politics reports: The Republican Party of Florida has formally removed Christian Ziegler as Chairman. The executive committee for the party voted to expel the embattled Chair. Sources in the room say a handful of votes were cast against a motion to remove the Chair. Ziegler, who has been embroiled in a sex scandal for months, did not show up …

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TODAY: Florida GOP Votes On Removing Chairman

The Associated Press reports: The Republican Party of Florida is scheduled to hold a special meeting Monday to vote on removing Chairman Christian Ziegler and select a new leader as police investigate a rape accusation against him. Beyond the rape accusation, there is another troublesome element for the party. Under DeSantis, Florida has stripped rights away from LGBTQ+ Floridians and …

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Beetleboob Threatens To Sue Ex Over Assault Claim

The Denver Post reports: The Silt Police Department is investigating a Saturday night incident at a restaurant involving U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and her ex-husband Jayson Boebert. In a statement to The Denver Post from her campaign manager, Boebert said, “This is a sad situation for all that keeps escalating and another reason I’m moving. I didn’t punch Jayson in …

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FL GOP Ends Sales Of “Stand Against Perverts” Swag

Florida Politics reports: The Republican Party of Florida as of Tuesday sold mugs displaying a Christian Ziegler quote: “Stand with parents, not perverts.” But after images went viral, the merchandise disappeared from the party’s online shop. The change came weeks after a Spotify channel for the Leadership Institute deleted all episodes of its “Learn Right” podcast hosted by Bridget Ziegler. …

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