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originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: xuenchen
Awww xuenchen, is this the best you got? You're slipping dude.
This is non-issue. GO BERNIE!
originally posted by: xuenchen
Looks like Bernie Sanders has used campaign money to pay family members (his Wife and step-Daughter).
Although this apparently happened some years ago, it seems to be verified by Federal Election Commission records.
Makes people wonder if this is, or will be happening in the current Presidential Campaign?
Bernie needs to be very careful what he says and what he does as well as come up with answers to past performance.
Will this harm him or help him?
Exclusive: Bernie Sanders Used Campaign Donations to Pay Family Members Over $150,000
Since 2000, Sanders has used campaign donations to pay his wife and stepdaughter more than $150,000, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission.
His wife Jane O’Meara Sanders received $91,020 for “consultation” and to negotiate the purchase of television and radio ads. Approximately $61,000 of that was “pass through” money used to pay for the ads, O’Meara Sanders told the Bennington Banner. She kept about $30,000 as pay for her services.
Her daughter Carina Driscoll, Sanders’ stepdaughter, earned $65,002 from the Sanders campaign between 2000 and 2004, records show.
The article cites some other examples and refers to other politicians as well.
edit on Aug-17-2015 by xuenchen because: [hocus pocus]2016