WSJ: Gibbons Does the Donor-Favor Two-Step | Talking Points Memo

Ah, a whole new scandal involving Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-NV).

Yes, he’s accused of sexual assault. And yes, he had an illegal domestic worker he hid in his basement. But now, we learn that Gibbons granted exceptional favors to a campaign backer and “friend” from whom he received gifts and campaign donations, according to a lengthy and circuitous investigative piece in the Wall Street Journal.

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