Santos campaign briefly reported $254,000 in payments to ‘anonymous’

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The payments, though later removed in revised filings, raise new questions for the embattled GOP congressman from New York

A month later, in amended reports, those listed expenditures were gone. Campaigns generally are not required to itemize payments under $200, so the removal of the “anonymous” payments reverted, in a way, to customary practice.

, with particular attention directed to more than $700,000 that he claims to have loaned his 2022 campaign.Santos’s campaign on Tuesday issued a slew of amendments to previous FEC filings, seeking to address concerns raised by the FEC’s analysis division on issues ranging from allegedly missing donor information to the possibility that the campaign had accepted contributions beyond the allowable limit.

“It certainly deepens questions about the repeated payments just under $200, and about where that money was really going,” said Brendan Fischer, a lawyer with expertise in campaign finance and the deputy executive director of the watchdog group Documented. The amended filings submitted Tuesday also intensified the spotlight on the money Santos has claimed to have loaned his campaign. In filings to the FEC in 2021 and 2022, Santos reported giving his campaign three loans totaling $705,000.

 

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I guess we all know who that is..

Hmmm. Pornstar payment?

How much dark money did China Joey receive?

Biden said he graduated top of his class with three degrees on a football scholarship! Biden also said he never discussed Hunter’s business dealings with him?

We are going to war and the enemy of the people can't stop talking about Santos lol

'the expenditures by Santos’s campaign, which have not been previously reported, were in amounts just under $200, the threshold that would trigger a requirement for the campaign to keep receipts or other documentation.' I'm sure there's *nothing* nefarious going on there :)

Literally *everything about this stinker stinks.

Drag queen clothing subscription?

NEW ORANGE MAN BAD!!!

Can't help but admire the guy. Machiavelli would have called him a Magnificent Bastard.

How come GOP doesn’t like his lies but loves Trump’s? I don’t get Republicans at all.

Follow the money!

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