I have been invited again to meet with Bill McReynolds, some time next week. My schedule has been cleared, and I look forward to our meeting.
It now seems apparent that McReynolds has not broken any laws, so I would not wish to dwell on that subject too much in our meeting. Rather, I am interested in learning how McReynolds approached an obvious conflict of interest situation when his private business sold bumpers to the public office that he presided over. Now I believe that being in a conflict of interest situation does not mean that one has acted improperly. Everyone involved in public service is potentially conflicted, as a persons private interests will not necessarily align with their public duties. I believe that it is important to understand how McReynolds has dealt with conflicts of interest situations.