The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) is demanding federal investigations of ACORN.
The group filed a formal complaint with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “an immediate and thorough investigation of apparent ongoing and serious violations of federal law and regulations by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).”
Here is the complaint. (PDF)
“It is now clearer than ever that our government has an absolute obligation and responsibility to conduct an investigation into ACORN and its pattern of potentially illegal activities,” said RNLA National Co-Chair Cleta Mitchell.
“The United States Senate expressed similar concerns late Monday by voting to de-fund ACORN in the fiscal year 2010 appropriation; however, that does not address the important work of the OIG-HUD and DOJ in investigating the potential misappropriation of the tens of millions of dollars already received and spent by ACORN.”