How much trouble is David Rivera in?

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Florida freshman Republican Rep. David Rivera hasn’t had a smooth first month in office. To say the least.

Last Friday, the Associated Press reported that Rivera paid himself nearly $60,000 in unexplained campaign reimbursements over the eight years he served in the state legislature. He’s already under criminal investigation for failing to disclose $137,000 in loans from a company co-owned by his mother.

The controversy surrounding Rivera has raised a number of questions regarding his political future.

“We’re all anxiously waiting,” said Al Cardenas, the former chairman of the state Republican party, of the situation. “I hope the situation clears up in his favor.”

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