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Beto O'Rourke pays bill for El Paso rally, Donald Trump still owes $470,000

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Posted By: old_clock_says, 6/5/2019 11:34:35 AM

Sales tax revenues and $400,000 in back taxes claimed from a high-profile El Paso businessman's bankruptcy are a few ways El Paso is absorbing a hit spurred by U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign's delay in paying over $470,000 for a February rally.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: tom7 6/5/2019 11:46:09 AM (No. 91215)
Hmmm. I wonder why Trump was charged $470,000 and O'Rourke only $21,000 - is that the "Republican premium" by the Dems in El Paso ?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley 6/5/2019 11:50:28 AM (No. 91219)
Considering the source, I'm sure there is a lot more to the story that they've chosen to suppress.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: rinohunter 6/5/2019 11:54:40 AM (No. 91224)
More fake news from the kings/queens of fake newsery - USA Today.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles 6/5/2019 11:55:22 AM (No. 91226)
Not buying this at all. First off, its USA Today. Secondly, would like to see more details about what was provided. But if somebody in the campaign ignored a legit bill, shame on them.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56 6/5/2019 12:10:06 PM (No. 91241)
Hate to say it, but anyone who extends credit to any political campaign is a fool. Cash up front, Republican or Democrat. Back in the 1980s, I was told that the Hubert Humphrey campaign still owed for hotel rooms at the San Antonio Hilton from 1968. I've heard all sorts of stories of campaigns that left bills for hotels, food, car rentals, etc. behind the day the campaign ends -- especially during primary season when the campaign staff moves from state to state following each contest. Paying bills for the NEXT contest are more important than paying for the PREVIOUS contest.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1 6/5/2019 12:18:39 PM (No. 91249)
John Glenn ran for president, briefly, and stiffed vendors for more tha a million dollars. DJT is under constant audit by the IRS, and probably the same with the Federal Election Commission. His accountants have to be exquisitely careful with his accounts, which probably would be why there was a delay. Lady Lucifer, in her 2008 waddle for president, was 8 million dollars in the red. Did she pay those bills?? The morbidly obese, split front incisors Stacey of Georgia is deeply in debt. Does the USA Today Clown Department care about that?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 6/5/2019 12:32:36 PM (No. 91263)
USA Today certainly has its agenda and is not a credible news source. I refuse to read it even when it appears at my hotel room door.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 6/5/2019 12:48:35 PM (No. 91275)
And the horse they rode in on, etc., etc. I imagine this bill will now be paid in short order. But t we don’t know the date it was rendered, if it had inaccuracies, etc. Or if it was a series of partial hills. All Dems, all the time, down there I imagine.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 6/5/2019 1:12:53 PM (No. 91291)
USA Today relies on the Lo-Fo voters. We know better.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: retiree 6/5/2019 1:29:39 PM (No. 91300)
Is Soros paying for O'Rourkes?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99 6/5/2019 2:58:43 PM (No. 91336)
OK, Aaron, how about taking a look at Illary? She has ALWAYS been notorious for stiffing everyone all the time.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/5/2019 5:58:34 PM (No. 91461)
Trump... Sorry I don't pay democraps...Here's $4.70, take it or leave it!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: qr4j 6/5/2019 6:43:21 PM (No. 91504)
Bill Clinton stiffed . . . a lot of women when he was president. Obama? I'm guessing at least a few men.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: red1066 6/5/2019 7:22:45 PM (No. 91533)
Wouldn't it be the Republican national committee that owes the money?
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