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Tag: Breaking the Law
Today, the protesters stormed the legislative chambers.
Matt Frendewey, communications director for the Michigan Republican Party issued the following statement:
"The Michigan Democratic Party and the union bosses who have lost political battle, after political battle, are now resorting to bringing chaos to Capitol, the action by the protestors who tried storm the Capitol Building and risk public safety is despicable and has no place in modern civil politics.
It's been widely reported that protestors attempted to storm the Capitol. The Michigan State Police closed the Capitol Building in order to ensure the safety of all those inside, which includes galleries packed with spectators. Michigan Democratic Chairman Mark Brewer immediately announced he would file a lawsuit to open the Capitol - further demonstrating his commitment to undermining the Michigan State Police and putting public safety at risk.
I have video of the police responding to this action I will post later.
By JGillman, Section News
Apparently he did. And right now he may be occupying the office illegally.
The secretary of state requires candidates to complete their POST-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FINANCE COMPLIANCE STATEMENT before assuming office. the bullet points read:
One might presume that failure to do so would exclude a candidate from assuming their elected position.
According the to BOE, Republican majority leader Randy Richardville filed This (image at right - click to view full sized) as his post election compliance. So naturally one might assume all is done, and properly.
But we must go below the fold for the rest of the story.
(35 comments, 661 words in story) Full Story
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