The nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters group FactCheck.org released the following report on the ad being run by Defenders of Wildlife:
August 11, 2010
This ad says Republican Steve Pearce was "named one of the most corrupt members of Congress." We find that's a bum rap.
In 2007-2008 CREW labeled Steve Pearce one of the most Corrupt Members of Congress. The faulty allegations are itemized below:
A newspaper found the CREW charges to be FALSE, and in 2008, CREW admitted it erred in its assertions.
Harry Teague says Steve Pearce has been bad for Veterans.
Steve Pearce is a Veteran and has repeatedly stood up for them.
Paid for by People for Pearce, James Francis Treasurer