Political controversy is brewing in our state capitol. Governor Mike Pence tapped a new auditor, as Tim Berry steps down from the position to focus solely on running the Republican Party here in the Hoosier state.
However, Democrats say
“The question here really is about what we voted and hired Tim Berry to do, and the appearance of what he's doing. If we hired him to be the state auditor then what is he doing running the state Republic Party? It doesn’t pass the smell test,” said Andrew Downs, director of the
Tim Berry recently stepped down as auditor to take over as the head of The GOP party, but as Governor Mike Pence was looking for a new auditor,
“Three weeks I believe since the time that chairman
Republican Senator Tom Wyss says there was no wrong doing.
“I think people of
Downs says along with questioning the potential conflict of interest, tax payers should also take a closer look at the amount time Pence took before tapping Dwayne Sawyer as
“If people are looking to place blame here or talk about how somebody under performed so to speak it could be the governor,” said
“Let me say it was a pretty tough choice. We had some outstanding men and women that we interviewed from all over the state of
Sawyer steps into his new role after serving as the Town Council President of
“I think we recognize that it is what it is but my focus is serving all the people of