It Pays To Be A Democrat’s Spouse: The Latest Members Of Congress Accused Of Shelling Out Big Bucks To Loved Ones

Many believe that being a backup quarterback is the best job in the world. NFL But, it seems that the best gig is the one you can land as the spouse of a Democratic member.

According to multiple reports Tuesday, Congresswoman Cori Rush (D–MO) and Bobby Rush (D–IL) are the latest lefties who have been accused of spending big bucks on their spouses for no show jobs on the campaign trail or beyond.

Bush quietly wed Cortney Merritts, her security guard, over the weekend. The Missouri Democrat has frequently called to “Defund the Police” While claiming she needs security because without it, She hasn’t addressed the concerns of the poor who don’t have private security.

The receipts reveal that Bush paid Merritts $60,000 in his honor. “security services.” Fox News reported on Tuesday that Merritt isn’t actually licensed to practice any security in Bush’s district — as required by state law. Bush’s campaign paid Merritt $2,500 in checks throughout 2022. Bush’s campaign also paid $225,281.80 to PEACE Security for personal protection.

Adding to the intrigue, Bush’s office confirmed that the newlyweds have been an item since 2021 — which means Bush hired her boyfriend for supposed personal security despite him not having the authority to act in that capacity since 2012, Fox News claimed.

The Washington Examiner reported on Tuesday that Bobby Rush, an ex-Congressman, is being accused of distributing campaign funds in the amount of hundreds of thousand of dollars to not only his spouse, but also his son, mother and his Chicago church where he is the pastor.

Gabe Kaminsky of The Examiner noted that Rush’s campaign paid Jeffrey Rush his ex-convict father, about $45,000, since 2019. His campaign paid $13,500 his wife in 2022. “accounting services,” Kaminsky. Rush had already announced that he was retiring in January 2023. The Examiner reports that Rush gave his wife another 1,000 smackeroos just before he left office.

Rush and Bush aren’t the only ones who have a family job program.


Rep. Ilhan Omar (D–MN) made the firm co-owned with her husband (not her brothers). Nearly three million dollars During the 2020 elections. After she won, she cut all ties.

In 2022, Representative Maxine Waters (D–CA) will lead the team. Paid Her daughter was awarded more than $200,000 for services like creating mailers and campaign services. Per The Washington Free Beacon, Waters’ daughter has been given more than $1.2 million over the past few decades by Auntie Maxine — as she is known by her fans.

Then there was Kamala Harris Vice President, who wasn’t married but was a girlfriend of San Fransisco Mayor Willie Brown. Many claim that “love connection” It helped her get started in her career.

Here are his thoughts on his ex-wifeinamorata 2019: “Yes, we dated. It was more than 20 years ago. Yes, I may have influenced her career by appointing her to two state commissions when I was Assembly speaker. And I certainly helped with her first race for district attorney in San Francisco.”

Brown claimed that he had helped other Californian women in their careers. Harris, however, was the one who threatened to send him to jail. “so much as jaywalking.”

However, considering the insanity of leftists it might be a better option to take the backup quarterback job for your next career. Learning the NFL playbook would be easier than trying to comply with the law while having family dinners.

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