Just hours after facing a legal complaint, while challenging his campaign’s ties to a Koch brother affiliated non profit, Herman Cain enthusiastically embraced the Koch brothers, saying he is their “brother from another mother“, adding, “I am proud to know the Koch brothers.”
Cain disclosed at the conference of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the Tea Party group co-founded by the brothers. “This may be a breaking news announcement; “I am the Koch brothers’ brother from another mother…yes I am their brother from another mother, and proud of it.”
On Friday some media reports pointed out close political and financial ties between Cain and the Koch brothers, indicating that some critics on the left view Cain as “in effect a mouthpiece for the corporate interests” of the brothers’ empire.
Asked about the complaint CREW filed FEC Cain campaign spokesman JD Gordon, E-mail Friday: “As with all such proposals, we asked external consultants, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel may consider proposals and take a position, if any, in this review is complete. ”