Former Republican Politician
How difficult is it to remember what state you work in and who your current employer is? My guess is that nearly everyone in this country knows the answer to these two simple questions, but you can add Scott Brown to the list of individuals who has difficulty answering them.
Jim Greer News & Opinion Articles
|Sun Feb 28, 2016 | politico.com|
No matter what happens on Super Tuesday, it’s clear who the real losers will be on election night: The Democratic and Republican parties. An election season that began as a...
|Tue Feb 09, 2016 | politico.com|
Jeb Bush banned me from the bus. It was October 2014, two months before Jeb would announce he was exploring a run for president, and I had come to west Texas as an...
|Mon Nov 30, 2015 | theatlantic.com|
Give Donald Trump this: He has taught Americans something about the candidates he’s running against. He has exposed many of them as political cowards.
In August, after...
|Mon Nov 30, 2015 | thedailybeast.com|
In jujutsu, one uses an opponent’s weight against him. And, in the version most often seen in politics, a candidate turns his opponent’s strength into a weakness. In...
|Fri Nov 20, 2015 | politico.com|
In the middle of October I was sitting on my couch in Washington and heard a familiar name come up on CNN: Dennis Hastert. “Prosecutors have charged Hastert with lying to...
Jim Greer, the former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, was sentenced to a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $125,000 in Republican party funds. Mr. Greer pleaded guilty to four counts of theft and one count of money laundering. The sentence was half of the amount of prison time that the prosecutors requested.
Former Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida Jim Greer was arrested on June 2nd, 2010 after being indicted on six felony charges: organized scheme to defraud, money laundering, and four counts of grand theft. Prosecutors alleged that Greer, while chair of the Florida GOP, schemed to take money, over $125,000 from the party through a fundraising company he created, Victory Strategies LLC, and then used the money for his personal expenses. On February 11th, 2013, Greer plead guilty to both the grand theft and money laundering charges. Greer is expected to serve lots of prison time; sentencing will take place March 27th, 2013.