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Former GOP Chief Challenges Barbour’s Account Point by Point



Point by point, a previous GOP leader contradicted former party chairman Haley Barbour’s contention that he didn’t seek foreign money to help the party take back Congress in 1994.

Former party chairman Richard Richards testified at the Senate’s fund-raising hearings Friday that Barbour told him a $2.1 million loan Richards helped negotiate was intended to finance GOP congressional campaigns.

Richards said Barbour told him the loan was “an urgent thing” because “he needed to withdraw RNC monies” previously lent to a GOP think tank.

“`He said that the purpose was to assist in the election of 60 potential new congressmen,” said Richards, who headed the party in the early 1980s.

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Former Republican National Committee chairman Richard Richards

Senate Democrats pointed to what they called glaring inconsistencies between Barbour’s account of the loan transaction and the versions of several other witnesses.

“We have some very significant contradictions,” Carl Levin of Michigan said during a break in Richards’ testimony.

But Ed Gillespie, a spokesman for Barbour, said the former GOP chairman “never told Dick Richards that the loan guarantee was to help the RNC win 60 House seats.”

Besides disavowing the loan’s connection with campaign needs, Barbour testified Thursday that he didn’t know the money was from a Hong Kong business owned by Ambrous Tung Young. He said he thought it was from a U.S. subsidiary of the firm.

Like several other witnesses, Richards said he told Barbour before the loan was made in October 1994 that the collateral would come from Hong Kong. “I told him the money would be transferred from Young Brothers Hong Kong to Young Brothers (USA),” Richards said.

Richards’ testimony concluded three days of Senate hearings on Republican fund-raising abuses.

Next week, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee is scheduled to conclude the summer phase of its hearings by focusing on Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin “Charlie” Trie, who delivered more than $600,000 to President Clinton’s legal defense fund, money that was eventually returned.

Asked about Barbour’s testimony that the extra money from the loan was not needed by the cash-rich GOP, Richards said: “If we thought they were flush with money we probably would not have entered into the discussion.”

The GOP think tank, the National Policy Forum, paid $1.6 million to an RNC account used to help state party organizations. Once transferred to the state parties, money could be used for get-out-the-vote efforts and other campaign-related expenses.

Sen. Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., said it was clear “money starting out in Hong Kong ended up in an American campaign.”

Richards said he advised Barbour in 1995 against asking Young to forgive the loan guarantee. “I said don’t do that, it would be offensive to Mr. Young and it was offensive to me.”

The request was made anyway, and Young refused it, telling Richards “he wanted to be helpful to the party but he couldn’t forgive the loan.”

After the loan went into default, Richards tried to collect Young’s forfeited collateral because Barbour had promised the party would make good on any loss.

Barbour told him, “I am not going to pay a soft money loan with hard money,” Richards said. “I said, `Mr. Chairman, I don’t care what you pay it with, we simply want you to pay the loan.”‘

“I was quite disappointed in that,” Richards said.

The RNC eventually agreed to pay $745,000 to cover less than half the forfeited collateral.

“If it wasn’t felt there was an obligation, they shouldn’t have paid back half of it,” said Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., the panel’s chairman.

RNC spokeswoman Mary Crawford the RNC had no plans to repay Young the additional $800,000. “If there is an obligation, that obligation clearly belongs with the NPF, not the RNC,” Crawford said.

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Rajya Sabha Election: Will Mahavikas Aghadi’s Fourth Candidate Get Elected? jayant…




Rajya Sabha Election: Will Mahavikas Aghadi’s Fourth Candidate Get Elected? Jayant Patil gave a great answer, he said

Talks with independents are taking place at various levels. We will be informed about this in due course, said Jayant Patil.

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Jayant Patil (archived photos)

The Mahavikas Aghadi is not in trouble. The Mahavikas front has a majority. Therefore, the fourth candidate from the alliance will win with good votes, said Jayant Patil, NCP state chairman and minister of water resources. Following a meeting with NCP Chairman Sharad Pawar at Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan today, Jayant Patil interacted with the media. He this time he made the above statement.

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“Discussions are taking place with independents at various levels. You will be notified in due course. People get angry at different times for different reasons. But the Samajwadi Party has stood against the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. So Therefore, they will support the Mahavikas Aghadi government,” said Jayant Patil.

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“She is fine. This has all started so that all MLAs are in Mumbai and available to vote due to Corona. Votes need to be shown, so it is not about kidnapping anyone,” said Jayant Patil.

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BJP will try to form a front. These elections were supposed to be uncontested. The candidate who is in the electoral arena; No need to blame him for trying to get votes. But originally, the Mahavikas Aghadi government was initially supported by 170 MLAs, so all the candidates will be elected,” said Jayant Patil.

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“Today, all members of the Legislative Assembly have received instructions from Mahavikas Aghadi. Most of the MLAs have arrived in Mumbai. Jayant Patil also said that this meeting was for all of them. Meanwhile, discussions are underway for the Legislative Council and we have two seats and it is being discussed for two seats Jayant Patil clarified that his decision will be announced in due course.

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Maharashtra HSC Result 2022: Class XII results to be announced tomorrow; ‘As a’ …




Maharashtra HSC Result 2022: Class XII results to be announced tomorrow; See result ‘Asa’

Maharashtra Result 12 2022: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will release the class 12 results tomorrow.

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Maharashtra HSC Result 2022 Date & Time: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will soon announce the results of Class XII on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. The results will be announced at 4 p.m. Candidates must check the official website of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education for the latest information on the results.

The Maharashtra HSC results were expected to be released on the website on June 10, 2022. But the board has issued official notification that the results will be announced tomorrow June 8.

You can view the results by logging into this website:


Check the results of ‘Asa’

  • To view the Maharashtra Board results, first visit the official website of MSBSHSE or or
  • On the home page, click on the MSBSHSE 12th Result 2022 link, the link will be activated as soon as the result is announced.
  • Enter your registration number and date of birth, enter the captcha and click submit.
  • Your result will appear on your screen, you can download and save it to your desktop below.

Around 14 lakh students sit HSC exams in Maharashtra every year. Last year Maharashtra Board canceled board exams 10 and 12 due to corona virus. The students were approved on the basis of the internal evaluation and the test. However, the board exams were held like every year, so the students are eagerly awaiting the results.

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Did the Bishnoi Gang threaten Salman Khan? After the chief’s consultation, Delhi…




Did the Bishnoi Gang threaten Salman Khan? Important information provided by the Delhi Police after Mhorakya’s interrogation!

Who exactly threatened Salman Khan? The Mumbai Police are investigating in this regard and new information has come to light in the investigation by the Delhi Police.

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Salman Khan threatened by Lawrence Bishnoi Gang? (Photo – PTI)

Mumbai police have launched an investigation after receiving death threats against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan. The State Department of Home Affairs has also taken note of this and the Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Vishwas Nangre Patil, has provided detailed information to the Home Minister in this regard. The Department of the Interior suspects that Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang was involved in the threat. In this context, the Delhi Police has given important information in this regard after interrogating the leader of this gang, Lawrence Bishnoi, in prison.

Salman threatens Sidhu Musewala

On June 5, Salim Khan received a threatening letter in his backyard. The letter threatened to “do the same to Salman Khan and Sidhu Musewala”. A complaint has been filed with the Bandra police and a case has been registered against an unidentified person. In this context, Nangre-Patil informed the Minister of the Interior, Dilip Walse Patil, about the investigation of this case and other important information. The Home Office has also said Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang is suspected of being behind the threat to Salman Khan.

Reiki from Salman’s house before sending a threatening letter; Vishwas Nangre Patil arrives to meet the Minister of the Interior

Meanwhile, while all these activities were going on in Mumbai, the Delhi police questioned Lawrence Bishnoi, the leader of the Bishnoi gang, who was serving his sentence in jail. When he asked Lawrence about the threat to Salman Khan, Lawrence told him that he had nothing to do with it. The Delhi Police has given this information, according to a tweet from ANI.

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“I have no idea”

Law enforcement suspects that the Lawrence Bishnoi gang was involved in the murder of Sidhu Musewala. The Bishnoi gang had previously threatened to kill Salman Khan in an antelope poaching case. However, Lawrence Bishnoi’s statement that “I don’t know who threatened Salman Khan” has added to the mystery. Who exactly threatened Salman Khan? The Mumbai police is conducting a thorough investigation into it.

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