GOP Scared Over Fraud Investigation Of NRCC

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Patrick O'Connor and John Bresnahan Politico

Top House Republicans were told in recent days that a former employee of their campaign committee may have forged an official audit during the contentious 2006 election cycle and that they should brace for the possibility that an unfolding investigation could uncover financial improprieties stretching back several years, according to GOP sources briefed on the members-only discussions.

The National Republican Congressional Committee has retained a forensic auditor to review its accounting for the last several election cycles, the sources said.

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