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Mon Aug 22, 2022, 01:45 PM

Ethics board: SD Gov. Noem may have 'engaged in misconduct'

A South Dakota ethics board on Monday said it found sufficient information that Gov. Kristi Noem may have “engaged in misconduct” when she intervened in her daughter’s application for a real estate appraiser license that it could take action against her.

The three retired judges on the Government Accountability Board determined that “appropriate action” could be taken against Noem, though it didn’t specify the action.

The board voted unanimously to invoke procedures calling for a contested case hearing that would give Noem, who has denied wrongdoing, a chance to publicly defend herself against the allegations related to “conflicts of interest” or “malfeasance.”

The retired judges also referred a complaint that Noem flew on state-owned airplanes to political events to the state attorney general’s office for further investigation. That puts the investigation under the oversight of the interim attorney general, Mark Vargo, who was appointed by Noem.

https://apnews.com/article/kristi-noem-south-dakota-sd-state-wire-1c5fb7828aba13ad4f6467b76554c022

Just following the lead of her lord and master, the Slobfather.

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Jilly_in_VA Aug 2022 OP
calimary Aug 2022 #1
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Mon Aug 22, 2022, 01:51 PM

1. Well, maybe we can use this!

Let’s file this with the “keepers” in case we need to start punching holes in any presidential campaign she might have in mind.

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Thu Aug 25, 2022, 07:43 PM

2. K & R for visibility

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