Morning Minute – May 16, 2018

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  • Florida judge rules ballots were illegally destroyed in Wasserman Schultz race – Fox News
    • Although ballots in federal elections must be maintained for 22 months, a Florida Circuit Court Judge ruled that ballots in the Democratic primary for Debbie Wasserman Schultz were illegally destroyed after just 12 months. Additionally, the challenger in the close race had sued for the ballots, claiming there may be voting irregularities.

 

  • New details, questions emerge about how Stormy Daniels’ lawyer is getting paid – The Daily Wire
    • Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, is now claiming he will be paid from the money raised on a legal crowdfunding website. However, the lack of transparency about the donors on that site is leading some, like the Associated Press, to question whether or not he’s being funded by President Trump’s political opponents.

 

  • Clinton campaign funneled $150,000 to Hillary Clinton’s personal company – The Daily Caller
    • According to FEC filings, ince May of 2017, the Clinton Campaign has paid $149,457 to ZFS Holdings LLC for “rent.” Hillary Clinton is the sole owner of ZFS Holdings, and the payments were sent to the same address as Clinton’s personal financial manager. During the election, the campaign sent payments to a property management company, but since it ended they began sending payments directly to Clinton’s company.

 

 

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