TV News LIES

Saturday, Dec 10th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Could The FBI Raid On A Republican Lobbyist Last Week Ensnare CA’s Most Powerful Elected GOP Official?

Could The FBI Raid On A Republican Lobbyist Last Week Ensnare CA’s Most Powerful Elected GOP Official?

E-mail Print PDF

Jim BrulteLate last week, FBI agents raided Jim Brulte’s home and lobbying office in connection to a corruption probe regarding the $102 million legal settlement between Rancho Cucamonga developer Colonies Partners LP and San Bernardino County in 2006.

Prosecutors have been investigating the settlement, which they say was obtained through a conspiracy of bribery and extortion. Brulte, one of the most influential Republicans in Southern California and currently a lobbyist with the firm California Strategies, is also a former assemblyman and state senator who led both GOP caucuses while in office.

Already, former Board of Supervisors chairman Bill Postmus admitted accepting a $100,000 bribe from Colonies executive Jeff Burum. Prosecutors allege that the Colonies Partners’ lobbying strategy manipulated the San Bernardino County Taxpayers Association, the San Bernardino Young Republicans, and other bribes were made in connection to the settlement.

Although he has not been charged with a crime, the FBI raid on Brulte raises questions about his role as lobbyist working for Colonies Partners.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Bombshell Secret CIA Report Says Russia Aimed To Steal White House For Trump

Hanginng chads on steroidsA shocking secret CIA assessment has concluded that Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election expressly...

Giuliani pulls name from contention for secretary of state

Rudy GuilianiFormer New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pulled out of the secretary of state sweepstakes late last...

Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff

Energy Dept. worried about Trump memoPresident-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for...

The Millions Trump’s Businesses Made From His Campaign

Trump made billions from campaignDonald Trump ran as a billionaire businessman whose ability to finance his campaign from his own...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!