ICYMI: Renacci Calls for Full Investigation into DeWine and FirstEnergy


ICYMI: Renacci Calls for Full Investigation into DeWine and FirstEnergy

Cleveland, OH – Businessman and former congressman Jim Renacci held a press conference in Medina yesterday to call for an investigation into the involvement of Mike DeWine and his closest allies in the FirstEnergy corruption scandal. Numerous statewide and local outlets attended the press conference and wrote articles about Renacci’s comments. Read a few of them below:


THE OHIO STAR: Renacci Calls for Full Investigation of All Sources of FirstEnergy Contributions to DeWine Campaign, Including Ohio Republican Party

“Renacci held a press conference early Tuesday afternoon on the public square in Medina to call for DeWine to fully disclose any direct and indirect contributions made to his campaign by FirstEnergy as part of the electric utility’s bid to get the House Bill 6 legislation DeWine signed two years ago. That legislation, now mostly rescinded, would have charged electric utility customers statewide for the upkeep of the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants along the Lake Erie shoreline owned by a former FirstEnergy subsidiary.”

“Renacci charged DeWine’s campaign coffers may have benefitted as much as $5 million from FirstEnergy, which was named as the central player in the $60 million bribery case still under investigation.” Read the entire article here.


AKRON BEACON JOURNAL: Renacci asks state auditor to investigate FirstEnergy donations to DeWine campaign

“Former U.S. Rep Jim Renacci, running against Gov. Mike DeWine in the 2022 Republican gubernatorial primary, is asking the Ohio state auditor to investigate any financial support DeWine received from Akron's FirstEnergy Corp. as part of the Larry Householder bribery and racketeering scandal.”

“Renacci made the demand in a news conference Tuesday afternoon on the steps of the Medina County Courthouse. He also took on members of the Ohio Republican Party in his comments.” Read the entire article here.