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Maxine Waters Paid Daughter $50K from Campaign Funds for Accrued Debt

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Posted By: ScarletPimpernel, 5/11/2019 5:14:04 PM

Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) paid $50,000 from her campaign´s coffers to her daughter in recent months to chip away at six figures of accrued debt for an operation that pulls in large sums of money for the congresswoman´s campaign committee, Federal Election Commission filings show. Rep. Waters´s committee disbursed two payments to her daughter, Karen, in the amounts of $42,000 and $8,000 during the first quarter, which runs from Jan. 1 to March 31. The $50,000 in payments were made to Karen for running a slate mailer, or endorsement mailer,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: saguni 5/11/2019 5:30:41 PM (No. 61714)
Awe, shucks, it´s just a little nepotism.

Wasn´t there an article, long about the last election that Karen Waters´ cumulative salary from her mother´s campaign funds reached $700,000.

And all of it was to pay for "slate mailers."
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano 5/11/2019 5:40:38 PM (No. 61724)
Dog bites man. Name a black Democrat national politician who doesn´t have his/her hand in the national till. Mad Max is just the most brazen.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Philipsonh 5/11/2019 5:41:59 PM (No. 61726)
Ms Waters is as clean as the driven dirt. The funds in point are peanuts compared to the money that ended up helping a bank her husband was involved withl. based on her legislating activities in congress. A corrupt person doesn´t change their ways unless punished.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Southron 5/11/2019 5:42:12 PM (No. 61718)
And what was done about it?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/11/2019 5:42:21 PM (No. 61722)
Aw shucks, guys. You know she is a Democrat and you know she is black. What else do you need to know? It would be unusual if an elected Democrat did NOT use nepotism or campaign funds. Seeumsayin?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 5/11/2019 5:48:05 PM (No. 61734)
I could deal with nepotism if the people involved actually did something of equivalent value to their compensation, rather than just collecting a check.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 5/11/2019 5:48:30 PM (No. 61710)
She´s a DemocRAT... Nothin´ to see here folks... let´s move along!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: winnie1 5/11/2019 6:33:27 PM (No. 61727)
This is old news and nobody did a damn thing about it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: JediJerry 5/11/2019 6:47:48 PM (No. 61717)
These aren’t the corrupt mother daughter Democrat black women you are looking for. Nothing here. Move along.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/11/2019 7:01:11 PM (No. 61723)
Democrats can´t break the law. The FBI told me so.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: weirdone 5/11/2019 7:10:07 PM (No. 61711)
It is called money laundering.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: NotaBene 5/11/2019 7:13:23 PM (No. 61716)
Hey, Maxine even had her car salesman husband named Ambassador to Bahamas by Clinton.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Krause 5/11/2019 7:16:58 PM (No. 61708)
Knock it off. She’s special!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 5/11/2019 7:21:15 PM (No. 61720)
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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 5/11/2019 7:38:01 PM (No. 61730)
Wigs Waters gets a pass because she´s black. Crime is an entitlement for blacks.... all the better if you are a black in Congress.

Now, a Republican or conservative, on the other hand, would have been run out of town last night by the media, career ended.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 5/11/2019 7:45:03 PM (No. 61713)
The woman is so blatantly corrupt that it just makes you want to slap her across that big ugly face and knock her wig sideways. She has the nerve to demand Trump´s impeachment when her entire family is profiting from what the stupid citizens in her district have done. All together now, Impeach Waters! Impeach Waters!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ginadee 5/11/2019 8:01:04 PM (No. 61736)
Are there any honest people serving in government?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird 5/11/2019 8:07:07 PM (No. 61732)
Anyone with a functioning brain knows her daughter’s “job” is just a fake; a ruse to enable Maxie to pay off her daughter’s debts with campaign funds. Illegal.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: RenoVet68 5/11/2019 8:53:40 PM (No. 61721)
Maxine Waters, a model of integrity.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Sandbar 5/11/2019 9:02:53 PM (No. 61709)
I recently read an article claiming the biggest scam black congressmen are running is educational trusts for "poor black students". The problem being that the money never filters down to any students.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Gabula 5/11/2019 9:33:38 PM (No. 61706)
Impeach Mad Max!!!!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: rochow 5/11/2019 9:58:01 PM (No. 61712)
Stay Woke paid huge sums to her daughter before, Republicans just pretend they did not know. Her husband also seems to have gotten strange ´loans´ from banks. Not to worry, if you are black and a Dem you get away with everything!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/12/2019 1:38:25 AM (No. 61735)
You notice it is always those screaming at others who are the biggest takers and hypocrites?

We have nobody to blame but a Congress who takes care of their own first. Term limits begin in the voting booth.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 5/12/2019 1:47:13 AM (No. 61707)
OK, so when does somebody get arrested?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Red Jeep 5/12/2019 8:34:37 AM (No. 61729)
Term Limits, anyone?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rinktum 5/12/2019 8:36:52 AM (No. 61719)
When are we going to understand that democrats and many Republicans primarily get into politics to make millions and live large. They make millions behind the scenes, enjoy incredible health care plans and retire with golden pensions all paid for by taxpayers. These people are not public servants, they are parasites. The added bonus is they also get to rule over the rest of us and enjoy a fawning media who makes them feel so important.

At the moment, I have zero respect for all democrats and very little respect for many Republicans. They are corrupt because we do not hold them accountable. Quit voting for more of the same. They are not Demi-gods. Most are self-serving narcissists. Bring accountability to Washington. Start asking the hard questions about their accumulated wealth and start demanding transparency. Who are they to expect to live large off taxpayer money without an accounting? The American taxpayers have been chumps for far too long.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: winnie1 5/12/2019 8:53:29 AM (No. 61728)
What did Mad Max pay those furry things she wears on her head they seem to be breathing?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Jebediah 5/12/2019 9:38:38 AM (No. 61715)
And does that bother the idiots who constantly vote in this woman, who doesn´t even live sin the district and whose WIGS coast at least 50k. Apparently not one bit.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: planetgeo 5/12/2019 10:20:57 AM (No. 61725)
Yet another black politician getting a personal head start on reparations.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: bigfatslob 5/12/2019 11:00:53 AM (No. 61733)
The Creature from the Black Lagoon strikes again and nothing will be done about it so move along.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: amylu 5/12/2019 11:32:22 AM (No. 61738)
The money Maxi-Pad criminally misused (and continues to misuse) mostly, if not all, comes from DemocRATS. If ´RATS want to stupidly contribute and re-elect her, it´s their problem.

She´s no different from any other DemocRAT in the swamp.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Muguy 5/12/2019 11:38:12 AM (No. 61737)
´peach her for campaign vilations!
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Bluefindad 5/12/2019 1:40:35 PM (No. 61731)
She´s just getting a head start on reparations!
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