By Pilar Marrero, La Opinión and FI2W reporter
Rosario Marín. (Photo: Los Angeles Times)
For years, California politician Rosario Marín, a model Latina conservative, was a rising star in the Republican Party.
Last week, though, after she resigned her state cabinet position due to an investigation into her outside income, Marín saw the state’s Republican-led administration quickly distance itself from her.
As California’s Fair Political Practices Commission investigates whether she improperly pocketed tens of thousands of dollars for giving speeches to companies who had business with her agency, Marín optimistically waits, saying she has done nothing wrong.
“I am at peace with myself, thank God,” she told me the day after her resignation. “I can sleep well every night.”