I received a fascinating e-mail last night. It's from a political insider who asked to remain anonymous. This person had a few questions for candidate for U.S. Senate, Marco Rubio, and his aide (and lobbyist) Amber Stoner.
Now, per another source who lives in Florida, there are ethics rules that cover lobbyists who work for candidates. She says they shouldn't. But that wasn't what this e-mail was about:
Who IS this Amber Stoner? Why would Rubio have a healthcare lobbyist's travel on his credit charges? And why do the two of them seem to show up in the same place (some resort towns) the same day or within a day or two of each other? Can Rubio explain why she travels for him? with him? There are 17 trips by this Amber Stoner on Rubio's credit charges within this database which is not complete, and to get ALL his credit card records would require a court order but I'll bet if someone got that court order they would find more entries of Ms. Stoner's travels. Just what is going on here between Rubio and Stoner? Is this appropriate for the "Family Values" Tea Party candidate?
Of course I can't answer those questions. All I can do is provide you with a few random screen grabs of samples from the very public, accessible database of Rubio's credit card records:
RT @MIAPolitics: So what was Amber Stoner contributing to be named the "100 Ideas ... How will RPOF expalin Amber stoner on Marco Rubio 's Rpof Credit card
There were more retweets wondering the same thing. Apparently voters, and insiders, are asking for answers, but will they get them?