Matt Rosendale, the state auditor who said a couple of weeks ago that “it does not matter and should not matter who is actually sitting in the auditor’s seat,” is now showing that he’s not willing to follow the rules for the next job he’s going after.
At the time of this posting, Rosendale has yet to file his personal financial disclosure (PFD) by the May 15 deadline, as required by the Senate Ethics Committee.
The National Journal reported that a spokesperson for Rosendale said the PFD was “in the process of being filed.”
Well, “in the process” in this case means it has not been filed and is yet the latest example of Rosendale clearly thinking he is above following rules.
After all, Rosendale has made a habit of breaking the rules when it apparently suits him – he claimed under penalty of perjury to be a Maryland resident in 2015 and is facing a complaint for potentially violating tax law.
His lack of transparency with Montana voters and disinterest in following the rules speaks to his lack of character and shows he’s he’s only looking out for himself, not Montanans.