INDIANAPOLIS – Questions continue to resonate in the wake of the Associated Press reporting last week that Congressman Rokita took $160,000 from tribal gaming groups in exchange for pushing legislation in Congress to strip protections for tribal gaming workers. The matter’s not helped by Congressman Rokita’s hiding behind his office’s initial statement and failing to say what he knows about the issue instead of coming clean and explaining why he took the money.
As one of the frontrunners in the GOP’s Senate primary, Congressman Rokita owes voters answers to basic questions about what appears to be a blatant display of pay-for-play politics. Anyone interested in digging into the story further could do worse than starting with these questions.
Five questions for Congressman Rokita about his pay-for-play scandal: