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#hayesscandal : Count ’em — THREE amended campaign reports.

  NCGOP treasurer Jason Lemons has been busy.  On April 12 of this year, he submitted not ONE, not TWO, but THREE amended campaign finance reports for the North Carolina Republican Party to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.       The amended…

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#hayesscandal: Indicted party boss STILL holds a lot of power

    Never mind that federal authorities have slapped him with FIVE — count ’em — FIVE criminal indictments.  Robin Hayes is still in a position to heavily influence the near future of the North Carolina Republican Party.   Despite drive by media reports that…

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#hayesscandal: Did NCGOP $$$ finance (alleged) criminal activity?

  The indictment documents against state Republican Party chairman Robin Hayes and three others specifically mention meetings among the alleged conspirators at the Statesville Airport (“on or about March 5, 2018”) and at the Concord Regional Airport (“on or about February 14, 2018”, top of…

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#hayesscandal: Did the NCGOP PAY for an out-and-out LIE?

  Look at what hit certain mailboxes across the state — dated the same day as the Robin Hayes et. al.  federal indictments.      (Click on the link above  to view the actual documents. Zoom in to read page 2.)  It’s a letter from Robin…

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#hayesscandal: Canceled. Surprised? (not here)

  Look what popped up on Twitter a little while ago:     I pegged it.  Right on the money.  These people are going to bury their heads in the sand and not do one doggone thing.   Oh, they might figure out some way…

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#hayesscandal: Did conspirators already have mole in place @ NC DOI pre-Causey bribe attempt?

  The wording of the indictment  (start on page 7 and read through section 43 on page 9) would  appear to suggest that :       So, the plan — reportedly –was for Causey to hire Lindberg employee and former Chatham County GOP chairman…

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#hayesscandal: One queer interpretation of the NCGOP PoO

  This is the kind of bovine fecal material  you expect from lawyers.   NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes, henceforth referred to as “the defendant”,  has handed over ALL of his job duties to other people but KEPT the title of  “chairman.”   The justification for…

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#hayesscandal: rearranging the deck chairs, everyone going down with the captain

  Things are going from the sublime to the ridiculous.    Here’s the press release NCGOP HQ put out today:   Chairman Hayes today announced he has relinquished most of his day-to-day duties of managing the NCGOP to other constitutional officers.     “In the best…

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Denial: A river in Egypt AND the prevailing state of mind on Hillsborough St.

  NCGOP bigwigs in Raleigh had a conference call with regional GOP leaders from throughout the state.  Guess what the prevailing topic of conversation was? We heard from a number of participants who described Raleigh’s reaction to the Hayes scandal as “pathetic.” Sources say NCGOP…

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The Hayes scandal: Who sent the screen shot?

  This is some Hollywood-worthy stuff here. Here is the indictment of Robin Hayes and three others.  Check out Item 77 on page 16: Soooo — a screenshot confirmation of a wire transfer from the NCGOP HQ to the Causey campaign was sent to the…