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Bernie Sanders enriched his family with campaign funds

February 14, 2020

  It looks like Joe Biden is not the only Presidential candidate in this year’s race who used his position in the government to enrich his family because according to this story the man of the people who believes the system is unfair has also done the same. Yes, I am talking about Bernie Sanders and here is more:

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has repeatedly used his political position to steer money — both contributions to his campaigns and government funding — to his family members, explained Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute

[In] 2000, Bernie was in Washington D.C, serving in Congress. Jane and her children a new LLC called Sanders and Driscoll. The new firm was a for-profit consulting company, and was run by Jane, daughter Carina, and son David. The family ran this new business out of the Sanders family home. Because of the way it was structured, it’s impossible to know just how much money Bernie’s wife and children made from his congressional campaign. But critics would claim that Sanders doled out more than $150,000 to his family through the new company.

Jane would even set up a media buying company, meaning that she would get paid every time candidate Bernie Sanders bought television advertising for his Congressional campaigns.

Then, during his 2016 presidential run, the Sanders campaign would funnel $82 million dollars through a mysterious media buying company run by Jane’s former colleagues. That company, known as Olde Towne Media, was located in private home in a cul de sac in Virginia.

  And we all remember the Burlington College scandal:

Jane Sanders’ previous role as head of Burlington College, a private school with fewer than 200 students. One of the college’s board members admitted that hiring Jane Sanders was a function of her marriage to Bernie Sanders — then a member of House of Representatives from Vermont — believing it would help the school’s fundraising endeavors.

Despite its financial difficulties at the time, in 2009, Burlington College contracted with an unaccredited woodworking school run by Jane Sanders’ daughter, Carina Driscoll. Over $500,000 was funneled to from Burlington College to the woodworking school.

“Carina Driscoll’s school also received at least one federal grant from the US Department of Agriculture,” added Schweizer, noting that Bernie Sanders had oversight over the USDA’s funding at the time as a member of the Senate Budget Committee.

  I believe that in addition to people questioning his sanity the biggest reason why Joe Biden is tanking in the polls is because people are finally realizing how he used his position to enrich himself and his family and hopefully people will begin catching on to what Bernie Sanders has been up to all these years.

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Bruce Booher permalink
    February 14, 2020 10:48 pm

    Do as I say, not as I do.

    Liked by 1 person

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