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Watchdog group files ethics complaint against McHenry

Gaston Gazette, October 23, 2015

By Kevin Ellis

A watchdog group accuses Rep. Patrick McHenry of taking thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the payday lending industry at the same time as he was taking official actions in support of the industry in an ethics complaint filed in Washington.

McHenry took $55,399 in campaign contributions from groups and individuals associated with the payday lending industry in 2011 while co-sponsoring a bill in Congress critics said would hobble the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in its oversight of payday lenders, according to the complaint the group Campaign for Accountability filed with the Office of Congressional Ethics.

McHenry also took $15,300 from... Click here for full article


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