posted on Jul, 18 2010 @ 11:31 AM
Looks like VP Joe Biden, the Sheriff of the $787B Economic Stimulus money
can't keep within the law himself.
Biden's 2008 campaign fined $219K for violations
Election watchdogs have fined Joe Biden's 2008 presidential campaign more than $219,000 for sloppy bookkeeping and accepting excessive
contributions, including a discounted flight on a private jet.
It determined that the Biden campaign accepted an illegal corporate contribution in the form of a round-trip flight between New Hampshire and Iowa in
June 2007 for three people. The Biden campaign paid GEH Air Transportation $7,911 for the first-class airfare, but regulators say the campaign should
have paid the charter rate of $34,800.
The FEC also found that the Biden campaign received at least $106,000 in donations that were over the limit, and the campaign was ordered to pay the
U.S. Treasury more than $85,000 for stale-dated checks.
The Biden campaign also failed to disclose more than $3.7 million in payments and roughly $870,000 in debts.
Aren't you glad Joe was put in charge of the $787B economic stimulus plan?