I start with Mike Rounds on the EB-5 scandal from the Rapid City Journal:
Former Gov. Mike Rounds offered an enthusiastic defense Wednesday of the state's now-shuttered immigrant investor program known as EB-5.
Rounds, a Republican running for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Tim Johnson, discussed the issue with the Journal after speaking at a luncheon for the Family Heritage Alliance at the Bethel Assembly in Rapid City.
"Personally, I hope they continue the EB-5 program," Rounds, 59, said. "Because it's one more tool available. We don't exactly have a lot of capital in South Dakota." (emphasis is mine)Notice his support of EB-5 is in direct quotations.