Among the Air Force veterans whose records were released to Due Diligence are Reps. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) and Zach Nunn (R-Iowa), both of whom have urged their party to more broadly investigate whether the requests for their records constituted illegal activity.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy said this week that he expects House Republicans to keep pressing the matter now that the affected candidates are known.
“This isn’t going to go away quietly,” he said in an interview Monday at the House GOP retreat in Orlando, Fla. “It wasn’t on just one person. It was all these Republicans running. We’re gonna have to just not clamp down on that, [but] look to see if it’s happened anywhere else.”
In addition to Bacon and Nunn, the previously reported GOP Air Force veterans whose records were released are Jennifer-Ruth Green, an Indiana candidate who challenged Democratic Rep. Frank Mvran (D-Ind.) last year; Sam Peters, who…