“A relative and close adviser to Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) has pocketed more than $ 141,000 from taxpayers and election donors since 2020,” WRAL relationships.
The documents also show a period of about eight months during which the 26-year-old North Carolina congressman paid Stephen Smith, his second cousin, simultaneously from the Congressional office and the Cawthorn campaign. Payments were made to Smith at a Hendersonville address. The address corresponds to that of Cawthorn, as shown by the registers of state voters. “
For members: Let’s count the scandals