Trump administration attempted to direct $250 million in taxpayer funds for re-election campaign, Krishnamoorthi says

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Documents revealed the Trump administration attempted to use taxpayer money to boost his chances of winning the 2020 election.

New documents unveiled an attempt made by President Donald Trump‘s administration to use taxpayer funds for his re-election campaign.

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Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi said to CNN’s Jake Tapper that the $250 million intended for COVID-19 education was attempted to be used for other purposes.

“We found two things Jake, first of all, the Trump administration tried to use $250 million of taxpayer money that was otherwise dedicated in the CDC for education-related purposes to deal with the COVID pandemic on basically what amounted to a slush fund for the campaign of the president to get reelected. The second thing that we found is that they basically compiled a Joseph McCarthy‘-Esque list of celebrities, 274 of them, and evaluated them based on their political preferences,” Krishnamoorthi remarked on Thursday.

He goes on to detail how the list described celebrities such as Christina Aguilera, as “an Obama supporting Democrat and gay rights supporting liberal.”

Democratic Rep. Raja…


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