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O.C. Congressman Denies Receiving Money From Russia Following Released Audio Recording

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Rep. “Am I getting money from Russia? Dana Rohrabacher Were Paid by Putin: Report Read the full story on LATimes.com. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) questions witnesses from NASA, the Department of Defense and the White House during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. No,” the Huntington Beach Republican said. House Science, Space and Technology Committee member Rep. 33.659484
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O.C. Dana Rohrabacher laughed when a reporter from The Hill newspaper asked Friday whether he is getting paid by Russia. Rep. Congressman Denies Receiving Money From Russia Following Released Audio Recording

House Science, Space and Technology Committee member Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) questions witnesses from NASA, the Department of Defense and the White House during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C. A transcript of the tape notes McCarthy and others in the room were laughing, and McCarthy’s staff has said it was meant as a joke and it landed poorly. The question stemmed from a Washington Post story this week that disclosed an audio recording from last year in which House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) said he thought Rohrabacher and then-candidate Donald Trump were being paid by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield Last Year Said He Thought Trump, O.C.