Democratic Rep. Emanuel Cleaver hired former McDonald's employee Rao Abbas to manage his data for three years Cleaver claimed on an audio recording that now-indicted Imran Awan was actually his IT aide FACT has submitted an ethics complaint against Cleaver for allegedly having Awan as his aide but paying Abbas $60,0000 A Democratic congressman is facing an ethics complaint for paying an unqualified former McDonald's employee to manage his data for three years and allegedly admitting to handing control of his servers to now-indicted Pakistani-American Imran Awan despite Awan not being on his staff.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Conservatives Deliver Fast Food Tech Ethics Complaint Against Congressman Cleaver
There's a lot of right-wing rage over this one but the IT story is essentially unsexy . . . And it's mostly local fallout from a somewhat worthwhile Buzzfeed story from early last year that still hasn't garnered much interest. Still, here's the right-wing take that may or may not have merit. Typically, D.C. is where most ethics complaints go to die. You decide: