The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Thursday night that the FBI is probing a pair of Wisconsin corporations headed by former Herman Cain campaign operative Mark Block. An unnamed source told the paper that Mr. Cain is not a target, but the Feds “are very interested in Mark and these groups.” Mr. Block became famous after a bizarre, David Lynch-worthy campaign video of him smoking a cigarette and touting Herman Cain’s suitability as a presidential contender surfaced on Youtube.
The groups under scrutiny are Prosperity USA and Wisconsin Prosperity Network. Both are headed by Mr. Block and Linda Hansen, who was the deputy chief of staff during Mr. Cain’s presidential bid. The Journal Sentinel gives the low-down on Prosperity USA’s role in Mr. Cain’s campaign: Read More