Murphy’s thank-you to super PAC draws GOP fireby George Bennett | February 4th, 2013
Freshman Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, appears around the 1:54 mark of the above video to thank House Majority PAC for its efforts on his behalf. The National Republican Congressional Committee responded with the video below that highlights Murphy’s past description of super PACs as “gross.”
Republicans are slamming freshman U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, for appearing in a web video to thank the House Majority PAC for its efforts on his behalf after he slammed super PACs during his campaign as “gross.”
Murphy says there’s no inconsistency. He says he’s opposed to the Citizens United decision that enabled super PACs and wants to overturn it — but until that happens he’ll play by the rules as they’re written.
Read about it in this week’s Politics column.