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Aspiring Minnesota Republican Lawmaker Who Ran on ‘Family Values’ Platform Is Accused of Horrible Behavior Toward Ex-Lover

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Aspiring Minnesota Republican Lawmaker Who Ran on 'Family Values' Platform Is Accused of Horrible Behavior Toward Ex-Lover

A Minnesota Republican congressman has been arrested on charges of assault and battery, a year after being accused of fraud.

Marisa Simonetti, 30, who was participating in the “Rebuild security through family values” campaign for this year’s elections, was arrested yesterday.

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has charged Simonetti with fifth-degree assault and domestic battery.

The congressional hopeful was also reportedly charged with felony financial card fraud against her ex-lover last year.

Marisa Simonetti, 30, who has been running a “Rebuilding Security through Family Values” campaign for this year’s elections, was arrested yesterday.

She remains in custody at this time at the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center and a bond amount has not yet been set.

Simonetti is scheduled to appear in court Monday for an initial hearing.

DailyMail.com has contacted the Sheriff’s Office for more information about the allegations.

The aspiring lawmaker’s campaign page describes her as the only conservative candidate in the race who hopes to rebuild security through family values.

In an effort to promote his campaign message and gain support, Simonetti once posted a video on X saying that having

In an effort to promote her campaign message and gain support, Simonetti once posted a video on X saying that having “low standards is selfish” and how tired she is of hearing that “Minnesota is a shame.”

In an effort to promote her campaign message and gain support, Simonetti once posted a video on X saying that having “low standards is selfish” and how tired she is of hearing that “Minnesota is a shame.”

But despite using classic GOP election strategies, he already lost the May 14 special election for the open District 6 seat on the county board to state Rep. Heather Edelson.

He was campaigning to become one of seven commissioners on the Hennepin County Board charged with approving budgets for both the county attorney’s and sheriff’s offices.

Despite the loss, Simonetti has previously indicated that he will run again against Edelson in the upcoming November election.

Previously, the conservative candidate had been accused of making transactions on the victim’s cards and financial accounts for total amounts of $75,000 and $8,876.

The felony charges were eventually dropped after the victim refused to cooperate with prosecutors.

Previously, the conservative candidate had been accused of making transactions on the victim's cards and financial accounts for amounts amounting to $75,000 and $8,876.

Previously, the conservative candidate had been accused of making transactions on the victim’s cards and financial accounts for amounts amounting to $75,000 and $8,876.

This comes months after Las Vegas police launched investigations into WWE wrestler-turned-Republican congressional candidate Dan Rodimer for allegedly murdering a man who offered his stepdaughter cocaine at a dorm room party. a hotel in October.

The former wrestling star turned himself in after being accused of murdering Christopher Tapp, 47, at a Halloween party at a Las Vegas hotel last year.

Tapp was a recently exonerated man who had served 20 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of killing his friend in 1996.

He and Rodimer, who was endorsed by Donald Trump during a failed campaign in Nevada, reportedly knew each other through the Las Vegas classic car and racing circuit.

PICTURED: Dan Rodimer, 45, charged with the murder of Christopher Tapp, 47.

PICTURED: Dan Rodimer, 45, charged with the murder of Christopher Tapp, 47.

An arrest warrant claims the alleged cocaine-fueled murder occurred after Rodimer, dressed as ‘Ken’ from the movie Barbie, became enraged over offering narcotics to his stepdaughter, whose name and age are unknown.

Tapp’s death in the Resorts World suite in Las Vegas was initially ruled an accident, but the Clark County Coroner’s Office later determined it to be a homicide after discovering “blunt force trauma” to his head.

According to the arrest report, a second witness claimed he saw the former wrestler “slam Christopher to the ground, at which point Christopher’s head hit a small table.”

They claimed he then “proceeded to punch Christopher throughout the head and body.”

Murder suspect seen during his WWE stardom

Rodimer became a wrestler after winning the 2004 WWE reality competition ‘Tough Enough’.

Originally from Rockaway, New Jersey, Rodimer became a wrestler after winning WWE’s Tough Enough contest in 2004, eventually going on to wrestle on its RAW brand under the name Dan Rodimer.

In 2020, he challenged Democratic Rep. Susie Lee for her seat in Nevada’s District 3 and lost by 13,000 votes.

He later moved to Texas to run as a Republican in a District 6 special election under the slogan “Vote Big Dan”, where he was defeated once again garnering just over 2,000 votes, equal to 2.7 percent of the ballot.

In 2020, he received Trump’s full endorsement, with the former president tweeting at the time: “A former professional wrestler, he will fight for lower taxes, better education, and more jobs, and will always support our brave law enforcement.” Dan has my complete and total endorsement!’

Rodimer’s Instagram bio indicates that he graduated from law school and his wrestling fan page indicates that he attended the University of South Florida, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and played football at school. .

He also had a semi-professional football career for the Tampa Bay Barracudas, played for the Arena Football League and worked as a personal trainer, according to the page.

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