Carson City, NV – The most partisan and unethical Attorney General in Nevada history Adam Laxalt is having a very bad week as he becomes engulfed in a major pay-to-play corruption scandal with his biggest campaign donor Sheldon Adelson. With this much attention on his shockingly unethical behavior, Laxalt should probably be less focused on running for Governor and more worried about whether he can finish out his term as Attorney General.
The Nevada Independent: Updated Laxalt/Burnett/Adelson story: Text messages back up Burnett’s affidavit
The Nevada Independent: Updated: Bill in works to take AG out as legal counsel to gaming regulators
The Nevada Independent: VIDEO: Attorney General Adam Laxalt ignores questions from reporter
The Nevada Independent: Legislature obtains secret recording of AG, affidavit from gaming regulator who taped him
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Affidavit details Nevada gaming chief’s recorded conversation with Laxalt
Las Vegas Review-Journal: Lawmaker wants hearing after hearing recording of Nevada attorney general
Daily Kos: “…the attorney general hasn’t exactly had a great week over renewed questions about the extent of his connections to powerful GOP donor and casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.”
POLITICO’s Morning Score: “DRIP, DRIP, DRIP”
@Zachary_Cohen: This is worth watching. Have never had so many Democrats AND Republicans flag a story for me so quickly. Big implications for #NVgov ’18.