Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Hillary group takes $200K in banned donations
Posted on 06/29/2016 8:38:48 AM PDT by blueyon
A super-PAC backing Hillary Clinton has accepted $200,000 in donations from a company holding multiple contracts with the federal government despite a ban on such contributions.
According to a review of contributions by The Hill, Boston-based Suffolk Construction made two contributions of $100,000 to Priorities USA, which is backing the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
At the time it made the contributions, Suffolk held multiple contracts worth $976,560 with the Department of Defense for maintenance and construction projects at a Naval base in Newport, R.I., and the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., according to the government website USASpending.gov.
Suffolk which, by Forbess estimate, brings in some $2 billion in revenue annually also donated $10,000 in 2015 to Right to Rise, a super-PAC that supported Republican Jeb Bushs now-defunct presidential bid.
The donations from Suffolk highlight how a 70-year-old campaign finance law meant to prevent pay-to-play deals between public officials and companies making money from the government is often ignored by those making the donations and those on the receiving end.
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So, you’re not supposed to take money from government contractors, but big piles of money from Planned Parenthood, the SIEU, and the IRS union are okay?
If not the IRS....I’m sure Trey Gowdy will call another 7 million dollar investigation..../s
In a regime where laws are now non-existent, who gives a flip?
The Democrat Party’s philosophy of campaign violations is simple: Be as crooked as possible to the point of overwhelming, and the authorities will simply give up on trying to send people to jail.
I’m sure swift action will follow. :-)
“...another 7 million dollar investigation...”
Libs keep throwing that number out there but are completely willing to overlook the $6 billion that Hillary “lost” while heading up the state department.
I think it isn’t ‘lost’....what I think it is a pay off to keep somebodies quite...it just didn’t get removed in time, so we wouldn’t know about ‘it’...
Yeah right Lois Learner pick up red phone PLEASE!!!
Right on! That Gowdy thingy was like, amazing!
Rather than return the contribution, I’m sure she’ll donate it to a worthy charity, like the Clinton Global Fraud or something.
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