We wrote earlier about some heartburn within the NC House GOP Caucus about campaign finance practices. Roughly $250,000 in unpaid vendor invoices were found tucked away in a drawer. Also, a pile of money ended up with a legislator instead of with a media firm contracted with the caucus.
Now, it appears the North Carolina Republican Party is having some bill-paying issues. We found this on file with the state board of elections:
Of course, Mr. Morse was kind of enough to supply details about the debt in question:
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, that’s a dozen unpaid invoices from September 4 through October 14 of last year. If my math skills are still up to snuff, that’s $66,495.68 in *SURPRISE* 2014 debt for the party. Discovered in March of THIS YEAR. (Show of hands. How many of you out there would still be walking around — out of jail, unmolested by lawyers, cops, collection agencies, or bat-wielding thugs — with that much debt SIX MONTHS IN ARREARS?)