Skip to comments.Grand jury brings fresh scrutiny to Alison Grimesâ€™ campaigns
Posted on 02/07/2016 8:55:00 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
During her three political campaigns, including an $18 million run for the U.S. Senate in 2014, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes reported paying $111,831 to Lexington companies owned by her father, former state Democratic Party chairman Jerry Lundergan, and $41,745 more in direct payments to him and other family members, for various services.
One Lundergan company purchased and provided Grimes with a 45-foot tour bus she used for her Senate campaign. Another owns The Carrick House on North Limestone, where she held several major events. Grimes and Lundergan also shared Lexington attorney Robert "Coley" Stilz III, who was treasurer for her state and federal campaigns and registered agent for his corporations, S.R. Holding Co. and GCL Properties.
These family ties - and the question of whether candidate Grimes properly reimbursed businessman Lundergan - are getting fresh scrutiny now that a federal grand jury in Lexington has subpoenaed records from the pair related to her campaigns and his corporations.
"It is outright illegal to use any corporate resources to fund a federal campaign," said Craig Holman at Public Citizen, a campaign-finance watchdog in Washington. "The candidate has got to be exceedingly careful that they are paying the full market value for these resources, and they better have the documentation on hand to prove they paid the full market value."
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Let guess. A BIG Hillary supporter, yes?
She’s WAY cuter than H->!. Cut her some slack. Plus she is a looser....
But of course.
How convenient news of this investigation didn’t come out until after she was safely and narrowly re-elected.
Always suspected she was ridin’ dirty
She’d still have done us a favor if she had knocked off Ditch.
Sorry, I forgot to ping you.
Gov. Bevin should demand her resignation. The appearance of impropriety and all that.
She was still the lesser evil against Yertle
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