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GOP Oklahoma Legislator Found In Motel With Boy

Postby toucana on March 18th, 2017, 5:50 am 

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Oklahoma Senate Rep - Ralph Shortey

Oklahoma State Sen. Ralph Shortey, a man who managed Donald Trump‘s campaign in the state during the GOP primaries and who voted in favor of an anti-transgender bathroom bill, was caught in a hotel room with a young teenage boy.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/03/16/hypocrisy-alert-oklahoma-family-values-gop-legislator-caught-in-hotel-room-with-underage-boy/

After being tipped off by the boy’s father (who was tipped off by the boy’s girlfriend), cops went to the hotel room where they smelled marijuana and found the two together.

Details about electronic communications between Shortey and the teenager were captured on the teenager’s Kindle tablet that was taken into evidence, police said. The conversation included discussions about offers of cash in exchange for "sexual stuff". Police also reportedly found a bag belonging to Shortey with packs of condoms.

Shortey who is married with two children is a prominent spokesman for the GOP on 'Family Values'.

The Oklahoma Senate imposed sanctions Wednesday on Shortey, voting 43-0 for a resolution that accuses him of “disorderly behavior.” Among other things, it removes Shortey from membership and leadership of various Senate committees, bars him from occupying his office and reserved parking spot at the Capitol, blocks his expense allowances and authorship of bills, and revokes his right to have an executive assistant.

But Senate officials said Shortey will still receive his $38,400 annual salary as a senator and will be allowed to vote.
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Re: GOP Oklahoma Legislator Found In Motel With Boy

Postby Braininvat on March 18th, 2017, 3:14 pm 

The Oklahoma Senate imposed sanctions Wednesday on Shortey, voting 43-0 for a resolution that accuses him of “disorderly behavior.” Among other things, it removes Shortey from membership and leadership of various Senate committees, bars him from occupying his office and reserved parking spot at the Capitol, blocks his expense allowances and authorship of bills, and revokes his right to have an executive assistant.







Leave it to lawmakers to come up with such a complex way of saying "resign immediately, jerkwad."
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Re: GOP Oklahoma Legislator Found In Motel With Boy

Postby zetreque on March 18th, 2017, 4:49 pm 

Hypocrisy



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Re: GOP Oklahoma Legislator Found In Motel With Boy

Postby toucana on December 10th, 2017, 7:47 pm 

Ralph Shortey, former GOP state senator in Oklahoma has now pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking charges according to local Oklahoma network news affiliate KFOR.

http://kfor.com/2017/11/30/former-sen-ralph-shortey-expected-to-plead-guilty-to-child-sex-trafficking/

A federal indictment that was unsealed in September shows that Shortey was charged in federal court with two counts of transportation of child pornography, production of child pornography and child sex trafficking.

His attorney, Ed Blau, told News 4 that Shortey would plead guilty to one count of child sex trafficking in exchange for his other counts of three child pornography charges to be dropped.

The minimum punishment for the crime is 10 years in prison. He could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison.
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