Skip to comments.Melania Trump stylist gets $260K in campaign cash since start of 2022
Posted on 08/01/2023 2:26:51 PM PDT by thegagline
Former President Donald Trump’s political action committee has paid the French-born stylist who designed Melania Trump’s inaugural ball gown more than $260,000 for “strategy consulting” since the start of last year, filings with the Federal Election Commission show.
Hervé Pierre Braillard was paid $108,000 by the Save America PAC during the first six months of 2023, receiving the money in increments of $18,000 each month, according to a half-year report filed with the FEC Monday night.
Braillard, who goes by Hervé Pierre professionally, also received $152,500 in 2022, broken down into eight monthly payments of $18,000 between May and December of that year — along with an initial $6,000 payment for April and a $2,500 “year-end bonus.” *** My role is to dress the First Lady and advise her – I’m not a stylist; I am an adviser, and she is adamant about that,” Braillard told Vogue in 2017.
*** Save America, which is primarily supported by small-dollar donations, began 2022 with a nine-figure war chest that has dwindled to fewer than $4 million in cash on hand as of the end of June, FEC data indicates.
Part of what kept the PAC in the black was a $12.25 million rebate from an initial $60 million transfer to Make America Great Again Inc., a PAC that’s also aligned with Trump’s 2024 bid.
Save America also dished out more than $21 million in the first six months of this year to foot the bill for legal advice for Donald Trump and some of his associates. ***
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Money well spent IMHO!
“Part of what kept the PAC in the black was a $12.25 million rebate from an initial $60 million transfer to Make America Great Again Inc., a PAC that’s also aligned with Trump’s 2024 bid.”
The Feds are investigating this.
Of course they are.
The more I hear of the use of campaign money for personal expenses, the more I think Trump might not actually run.
We’re all FORCED to pay tons of taxes 24/7 to the ultra corrupt in D.C., deep state, FBI, DOJ...Most all their policies are basically sabotage, violent open borders, criminal coddling, billions to foreign countries, and you’re paying for all of it.
And you’re complaining about donations to Trump? Whooa..
How do you know he’s not a brilliant campaign strategist as well as a designer?
Hillary spent 3x that and it didn’t help.
I'm voting for Trump.
In case you didn't hear me, i'll say it a little louder.
I'm voting for Trump!
Absurd and irresponsible. No wonder Trump is out of money and constantly begging for more to run his campaign and fight lawsuits.
Any attack is a good attack for NeverTrump, AlwaysChump.
I don't have a problem with this expense. Melania Trump rates it.
Wonder how much The Tater's campaign fund kicked in for the sex toy that the "girls" picked up for Hunter back in the day?
Oh the huge manatee.
Rotten deep state, corrupt career politicians, the leftist lying media, Communist, Antifa and BLM, all hate Trump.
Oh and so do you!
Nice friends you have!
Just like Trump / Russia, Trump/Putin, Trump/Pee tape, Trump / Nazi, Trump/insurrection, Trump / classified documents, Trump/ tapes erased - let’s wait and see how real this is.
Trump has absolutely no control over any PAC. You both are really are not very knowledgeable, which makes you the perfect target to digest all garbage you are fed.
Couldn’t care less. First time we have a first lady in 5 decades that isn’t a psycho, drunk, doper, mystic or power grabber and they treated her like garbage and did nothing but insult her.
No, you misunderstand. We’re laughing at the people giving their hard earned money to this grift.
He has the absolute power of NO! As in “no, I refuse to accept political campaign donations to dress up my wife or pay my legal bills.”
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