This clears her to be her party’s nominee and win the seat in a special election, as Republicans likely will nominate no one.
“Under state law, candidates with overdue tax bills are ineligible for the ballot,” reported Jake Wagman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
In paying her taxes only to qualify for a government position Whitehead — an attorney — joins several people appointed by President Obama who failed to pay all their taxes — in one case for 16 years — until they landed a plum government.
Most notable was Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, whose responsibilities include overseeing the IRS.
El-Amin, his wife, and his father-in-law have been snared in a federal corruption investigation. The father-in-law’s crime?
Isn't it wonderful how many of these clowns suddenly pay their taxes when it'll help them get in office?