A new web video from the National Republican Senatorial Committee hits Senate Democratic hopeful Edward J. Markey for his involvement along with more than 300 other members in a check-bouncing scandal more than 20 years ago.
Although the video is currently not backed by any money online or on TV, the fifty-second video gives a window into a potential line of attack Republicans may use against the longtime congressman in paid advertisements in the run-up to the June 25 special election.
The House bank allowed members, who got paid at the end of the month, to overdraft their accounts without penalty.
The video begins with a clip from Markey’s own ad in an old-fashioned television.
“I’m Ed Markey. It’s hard to believe but 20 years ago…” Markey begins.
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