Congresswoman redirected scholarships to relatives, aide’s children

Posted on August 31, 2010

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Let the corruption and lies continue.

She claims she didn’t know it was against the rules (let alone improper).

Eddie Johnson, a nine-term Democrat from Dallas who gave her grandson and great nephews, as well as the children of her top aide, more than a dozen scholarships intended for needy students in her congressional district. None of the recipients even live in the area Johnson represents in the House and all violate rules explicitly forbidding awards to relatives of the CBC foundation that distributes the money.

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