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Nixon Says State Liable for Campaign Trips, Not Commute | Missouri Political News Service

Nixon Says State Liable for Campaign Trips, Not Commute

October 3rd, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Liable for campaign trips but not the commute??? What an explanation! Sounds eerily similar to the slippery answer Bill Clinton’s gave when he asked what the definition of “is” “is” during his Monica Lewisnsky deposition.

By Rob Luke

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon is still officially on duty even at political fundraisers for his 2008 gubernatorial campaign and so can commute to them in his state-owned car.

But he repays to the state the vehicle expenses ($37 in August) of commuting to the office, a Nixon spokesman told the Kansas City Star recently.

The revelations surfaced following a mini-scandal last week, when Missouri Republicans accused Nixon of using his state-issued vehicle to attend campaign fundraisers. Readmore…

MOGOP: Illegal Use of Car Continued Day after Being Busted by Media

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