Skip to comments.Pelosiís super PAC keeps donations from owners of child sex trafficking site Backpage
Posted on 12/17/2017 5:13:03 PM PST by jazusamo
After Californias then-Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced felony pimping charges last year against the two owners of Backpage.com a classified-ad website that is a hub for sex trafficking and prostitution, one of the men cut a $10,000 check to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosis super PAC.
Mrs. Pelosis political action committee, House Majority PAC, has resisted giving the money back, and an aide to Mrs. Pelosi said the California Democrat knows nothing about the contribution.
The uproar over sexual harassment that began with the Harvey Weinstein scandal has intensified the scrutiny of political contributions linked to Backpage, which law enforcement officials say is the chief platform for activities far worse than harassment, including sexual slavery and child prostitution.
Mrs. Pelosi isnt the only Democrat struggling to deal with the piles of cash that Backpages owners spread around to candidates and state Democratic parties over the years.
Even Ms. Harris, a California Democrat who is now a U.S. senator, ducked the issue. Her office wouldnt respond to repeated emails about Backpage money going to House Majority PAC and other Democratic organizations.
Since 2010, the owners and their wives have shoveled about $99,000 to candidates and about $95,000 to Democratic parties in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico, according to federal campaign finance data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Bowing to mounting pressure, including a bipartisan Senate investigation that found the owners knowingly sold ads to pimps who coerced minors into prostitution, Backpage in January closed down its adult services sections.
The websites, however, continue to be marketplaces for the sex trade.
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The love of money is the root of all evil. (I Timothy 6:10)
Typical democrat slime.
Yep, this shows that even high up in the Democrat party money is more important than what is right.
I love love to see President Trump tweet this, and tie it in with their recent professed obsession with fighting harassment. The left would explode, and show their true colors.
So would I, jab ‘em good. :)
Was Nasty Nancy Pelosi also a customer?
A bunch of pervs contribute 10k, chump change relatively speaking to Pelosi’s PAC and she, who was.the FIRST female Speaker of the House refuses to return it. What does this say about the DMC? But then what can we expect from a bunch of corrupt whores who boo G-D?
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