Richard Cordray Enthusiastically Touts Endorsement From Ohio Politician Facing Public Corruption Investigation

Cordray enthusiastically accepted the endorsement of Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish

Per The RGA:

Desperate for momentum in a tough gubernatorial primary fight against former Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Washington D.C. Bureaucrat Richard Cordray is now touting support from one of Ohio’s most ethically questionable Democrat politicians. This week, Cordray enthusiastically accepted the endorsement of Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, stating that with his help he would “move into the future” and “create a better Ohio.”

There’s just one problem: For months, Budish’s administration has been the target of a public corruption investigation involving questionable contracts with a software company. To make matters worse, Budish is also facing new controversy this week after it was revealed that his office apparently signed off on a 13-month contract between the county and a consultant group that was later doubled without approval from the county’s Board of Control.

Given Cordray’s own record as a federal bureaucrat with a history of mismanagement and ethical questions, Budish’s endorsement makes perfect sense. At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Cordray allegedly funneled millions of dollars in taxpayer funded federal contract money to the Democrat ad maker GMMB, raising questions of sweetheart deals.

With his history of mismanagement and questionable activity at the CFPB, Cordray has already shown Ohioans he cannot be trusted to lead, but his enthusiastic acceptance of Budish’s endorsement further highlights just how unfit he is to hold Ohio’s highest office.


1 year, 5 months ago

Governors in Iowa, North Dakota and Alabama join GOP colleagues in banning TikTok for state employees

The Republican governors of three more states have joined the growing number of GOP governors who are banning TikTok among state government employees amid security concerns about the Chinese-owned social media platform

1 year, 5 months ago

Arizona Governor Creates Shipping Container Border Wall

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has had hundreds of double-stacked shipping containers topped with razor wire placed on the state’s border with Mexico

1 year, 5 months ago

Stacey Abrams’s Georgia Nonprofit Could Face Criminal Investigations for Unlicensed Fundraising

New Georgia Project's charity license has lapsed in at least nine states

1 year, 5 months ago

Biden says ‘more important things’ than border visit, despite 59 trips to Delaware, 8 stops for ice cream

Biden has yet to visit southern border despite historic crisis under his watch

1 year, 5 months ago

Governor Kristi Noem delivers annual Budget Address, says the state can afford grocery tax cut

In about thirty minutes of remarks, Governor Kristi Noem laid out her administration would like to see nearly $2.2 billion spent over the course of the next fiscal year and a half.

1 year, 5 months ago

‘A Clear And Present Danger To Its Users:’ South Carolina Gov. Bans State Employees From Using TikTok Amid National Security Concerns

South Carolina became the second state in the union Monday to permanently ban state employees’ electronic devices from using TikTok amid federal officials sounding the alarm that the Chinese-based social media app threatens national security