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    Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' FEC complaint alleges

    Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions '''off the books,''' FEC complaint alleges | Fox News

    New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Saikat Chakrabarti, the progressive firebrand's multimillionaire chief of staff, apparently violated campaign finance law by funneling nearly $1 million in contributions from political action committees Chakrabarti established to private companies that he also controlled, according to an explosive complaint filed Monday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and obtained by Fox News.

    Amid the allegations, a former FEC commissioner late Monday suggested in an interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation that Ocasio-Cortez and her team could separately be facing major fines and potentially even jail time if they were knowingly and willfully violating the law by hiding their control of the Justice Democrats political action committee (PAC). Such an arrangement could have allowed Ocasio-Cortez's campaign to receive donations in excess of the normal limit, by pooling contributions to both the PAC and the campaign itself.

    The FEC complaint asserts that Chakrabarti established two PACs, the Brand New Congress PAC and Justice Democrats PAC, and then systematically transfered more than $885,000 in contributions received by those PACs to the Brand New Campaign LLC and the Brand New Congress LLC -- companies that, unlike PACs, are exempt from reporting all of their significant expenditures. The PACs claimed the payments were for "strategic consulting."

    Although large financial transfers from PACs to LLCs are not necessarily improper, the complaint argues that the goal of the "extensive" scheme was seemingly to illegally dodge detailed legal reporting requirements of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, which are designed to track campaign expenditures.
    Looks like Ms Polly Perfect has an ethics problem in her office. And wasn't she railing against this very thing? Is this the good part of socialism we've heard so much about, transparency?
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    “Purposefully underpaying staffers in order to avoid transparency is an old trick some of the most corrupt members of Congress have used time and again,” Anderson said.
    Well looky here, no wonder she wanted to underpay her staff. Hmm...
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

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    Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' FEC complaint alleges

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    Looks like Ms Polly Perfect has an ethics problem in her office. And wasn't she railing against this very thing? Is this the good part of socialism we've heard so much about, transparency?
    LOL, at least Trump is President of the USA. He affects our lives as such.

    This Cortez dementia stuff is about a brown 28 year old girl who does not affect you. LOL

    Trumpets, wild men on drugs.

    bang bang, shoot em up Trumpies!
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    Quote Originally Posted by noonereal View Post
    LOL, at least Trump is President of the USA. He affects our lives as such.

    This Cortez dementia stuff is about a brown 28 year old girl who does not affect you. LOL

    Trumpets, wild men on drugs.

    bang bang, shoot em up Trumpies!
    Cortez isn't above the law.
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    You people are my problem. You’re a major component of what’s wrong with this country.
    It's more important to be morally right than factually correct - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    It appears that her staff was just trying to help keep some money out of politics. It's hard to hire only the best people these days.
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    If true, there will be a whole lot of explaining to do.
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

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    Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' FEC complaint alleges

    Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions '''off the books,''' FEC complaint alleges | Fox News


    Looks like Ms Polly Perfect has an ethics problem in her office. And wasn't she railing against this very thing? Is this the good part of socialism we've heard so much about, transparency?
    She may have committed a crime. The House Dems should investigate her.
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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    Quote Originally Posted by noonereal View Post
    LOL, at least Trump is President of the USA. He affects our lives as such.

    This Cortez dementia stuff is about a brown 28 year old girl who does not affect you. LOL

    Trumpets, wild men on drugs.

    bang bang, shoot em up Trumpies!
    Please stay on subject...

    She is an elected official who claims to be “The Boss”.

    She is a very public and vocal member of Congress, one who has created and backed a retarded Communistic scheme supported by other Democrat retards, some of whom are seeking the Socialists of America Partei (SAP) Presidential nomination.

    In fact, the DNC Chair has declared her “the future of the Democrat Party”.

    Seems she is corrupt.

    This is acceptable to you?

    PS. What does her skin color have to do anything? Are you a race fixated racist?

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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    It appears that her staff was just trying to help keep some money out of politics. It's hard to hire only the best people these days.
    As it stands now, it seems Cortez is corrupt.

    She also has a problem with her circular payments to her boyfriend. (Poor bastard).

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    Re: Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff illegally moved $885K in campaign contributions 'off the books,' F

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Cortez isn't above the law.
    It’s a 2-tier justice system. Elected Democrats are above the law.

    Exhibit A.
    Bill Clinton.

    Exhibit B.
    Hillary Clinton

    Exhibit C
    Eric Holder

    Exhibit D
    James Clapper

    Exhibit E
    Loretta Lynch

    Exhibit F
    Bruce Ohr

    And so many more.

    It’s great to be a corrupt Democrat in DC.

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