Anytime you have to admit that the FBI interviewed you, a sitting governor, your public job performance numbers are about to go south
Like it or not, being a successful politician depends a lot on how much money you can raise to get out your message. And keeps donors from writing another check like a visit from the FBI because of your last donation.
This one is easy. If the FBI is investigating everyone who gives you advice and takes care of your business is being investigated by the FBI, your Wikipedia page is bound to include a section with the word “scandal”
“Issues” seems like code for “people we hired and gave public money to.” That can’t end well.
When your day is already full deflecting attention from your own FBI investigation, the last thing you need is another law enforcement agency investigating another agency and personal appointee for using the power you gave her to help an old friend. Yet, here we are.
Speaking of the Tax & Rev. Dept., it looks like the state Attorney General isn’t the only one taking up office space with pesky criminal investigations. The FBI is now also reportedly investigating whether several former whistleblowers and Martinez critics were targeted with tax audits after speaking out against Martinez.
If they get any more cops in there the TRD office in Santa Fe might just put request some capital outlay to put in a shooting range and satellite courtroom to make the commutes easier for the new tenants.
When you can’t beat the message, shoot the messenger.
This one is not so bad for her, compared to the others. But, of course it isn’t. It’s in the ABQ Journal.