Republican Lawmaker Resigns After Being Convicted In COVID Fraud Scheme


A Republican lawmaker in Missouri has resigned after a jury convicted her of participating in a COVID fraud scheme where she funneled state COVID funds meant for her non-profit group into her for-profit business.


The COVID funds have been an epicenter of fraud and waste, and investigators are still rooting out all of those who engaged in fraudulent behavior. But this story also highlights another issue with lawmakers, and Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what that is.



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