- February 12, 2022
- Posted by: Bastion team
- Category: World News
- Schweikert was fined $125,000 by the FEC for improper spending and misreporting of campaign funds.
- He was previously fined $50,000 in 2020 by the House Ethics Committee for the same issues.
- A staffer testified that Schweikert “did not want a whole bunch of dinners in DC showing up on his FECs.”
Republican Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona has agreed to pay a $125,000 fine related to repeated campaign finance violations he committed between 2010 and 2017, according to documents made public by the Federal Election Commission on Friday.
The FEC found that Schweikert “knowingly and willfully” misreported who and for what his official funds were used and misused campaign funds for personal affairs.
In July 2020, Schweikert was fined $50,000 by the House Ethics Committee for the same set of violations….