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GOP Rep. Trey Radel was arrested in D.C. on Oct. 29 after getting busted for trying to buy coke from a DEA agent. (Photo: Getty)

Why has Washington's GOP leadership been so quiet about Rep. Trey Radel's arrest and conviction on drug charges? We found some possible answers in his biggest donors.

Rep. Trey Radel busted in cocaine sting

Rep. Trey Radel busted in cocaine sting* "federal agents set up a buy on Oct. 29, and Radel, a freshman congressman, purchased the cocaine, the official said. FBI agents later went to Radel's apartment, where they detained him. Radel hired a defense attorney who negotiated charges with a prosecutor, the official said. Law enforcement agents never handcuffed Radel or took him to jail, the official said."

Tea Party Congressman busted for Cocaine voted to drug test food stamp recipients: Rep. Trey Radel, the Tea Party freshman Republican from Florida, who was arrested on Oct. 29 for possession of cocaine in the District of Columbia, also voted in support of sweeping reforms to the nation’s food stamp program. Those reforms cut some $40 billion in nutrition aid over 10 years and deny benefits to millions starting in 2014.

Rep. Radel takes leave of absence after cocaine charge

Rep. Trey Radel pleads guilty to cocaine charge. This disgusts me, knowing he voted for drug testing before a young mother could receive the $406 Food stamp check, while he signed his 10,000 dollar paycheck with cocaine dripping from his nose.

Is Trey Radel Asshole of the Day? In September, Rep. Trey Radel voted for Republican legislation that would allow states to make food stamp recipients pee in cups to prove they're not on drugs. In October, police busted the Florida Republican on a charge of cocaine possession. Bloody hypocrite.

Rep. Trey Radel faces cocaine charge

Rep Trey Radel wants Americans to prove they're not using tax dollars for drugs. He failed that test. RESIGN

U.S. Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) was caught with cocain but instead of being sent to jail like the rest of us regular citizens would he was sent to drug treatment