Harry Reid’s Koch ‘obsession’ subject of video compilation

Steven Miller

Reid at Majority Leader's podiumWASHINGTON DC — Harry Reid’s obsession with the Koch brothers is now documented in a video compilation produced by a Washington, D.C., newspaper. 

The Washington Free Beacon notes that Nevada’s senior senator has “gone to incredible lengths to demonize a pair of anti-cancer philanthropist brothers named Charles and David Koch,” mentioning them 134 times in a series of “strange diatribes” on the Senate floor, which the paper documented visually.

David Rutz, the newspaper’s video editor, compiled some 134 times that Reid has, to date, mentioned the Koch brothers on the Senate floor.

Characterizing Reid’s Koch activities as an “unrelenting smear campaign,” Rutz also suggests that Reid may well be violating Senate rules by using his “taxpayer-funded website to bash the Kochs.”


Steven Miller

Senior Vice President, Nevada Journal Managing Editor

Steven Miller is Nevada Journal Managing Editor, Emeritus, and has been with the Institute since 1997.

Steven graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Philosophy from Claremont Men’s College (now Claremont McKenna). Before joining NPRI, Steven worked as a news reporter in California and Nevada, and a political cartoonist in Nevada, Hawaii and North Carolina. For 10 years he ran a successful commercial illustration studio in New York City, then for five years worked at First Boston Credit Suisse in New York as a technical analyst. After returning to Nevada in 1991, Steven worked as an investigative reporter before joining NPRI.

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