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Reid to reimburse more campaign funds for gifts
The Hill ^

Posted on 03/27/2014 7:50:36 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

March 27, 2014, 10:07 am Reid to reimburse more campaign funds for gifts

By Rebecca Shabad

The amount Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) plans to reimburse his reelection campaign jumped from about $16,000 to at least $31,000, according to reports.

On Tuesday, Nevada journalist Jon Ralston reported that 2016 campaign funds were given to Reid’s granddaughter, Ryan Elisabeth Reid, which she used to buy gifts for donors.

The younger Reid sells jewelry in Berkley, Calif.

In the initial report, Ralston reported that the amount was more than $16,000.

On Wednesday night, he discovered Reid’s campaign paid his granddaughter at least $14,000 more in 2012, bringing the total to about $31,000.

Reid said in a statement, after the initial report, that he would reimburse the campaign for the amount spent on thank-you gifts made by his granddaughter.

Asked about the additional expenditures on Wednesday, Reid reiterated to Ralston that he would reimburse the campaign, and said his granddaughter was being harassed.

“My granddaughter has been the target of harassing phone calls, strangers tracking her down and knocking on her door, and negative, unwanted attention on the Internet. This has gone too far and it needs to stop now. I deeply regret any role I had in creating this situation but now, as a grandparent, I say enough is enough,” Reid said, according to Ralston.

Last Friday, the Federal Election Committee sent a letter to Reid asking him to explain the expenditures from a 2013 campaign filing.

“Itemized disbursements must include a brief statement of description of why each disbursement was made,” the letter said.

Reid is not up for reelection until 2016, but announced he began planning for another campaign last October.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: harryreid; jonralston; nevada
Hmmm, that old culture of corruption........oh, wait, he's a democrat.
1 posted on 03/27/2014 7:50:36 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I live for the day when these corrupt people are wearing orange and staring out from behind the locked doors of the Graybar Hotel.


2 posted on 03/27/2014 7:53:24 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver

harry reid’s accountant to harry ... don’t worry harry, an accounting trick here and there and you will not lose any money out of your pocket. We’ll use campaign donations, as we always have in the past. Don’t worry harry. I’ve got this!


3 posted on 03/27/2014 7:55:05 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Harry, I had a source tell me your GrandDaughter committed Income Tax evasion by not claiming that money as Income.


4 posted on 03/27/2014 8:03:18 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Sub-Driver

Sorry, just reimbursing isn’t enough. He should be PROSECUTED like Republicans are when they are caught in criminal activity!


5 posted on 03/27/2014 8:04:41 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Sub-Driver
Based on Reid giving the $17,000 back will mean now that a common thief can now just give what they stole back and all will be well, no charges, no crime.

Reminder: Approved by the US government, several trillion was bilked from the US citizens by Wall Street banksters since 2007, and not one person has yet to be indicted.

6 posted on 03/27/2014 8:07:37 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: Sub-Driver

Okie dokey, can someone, anyone please “F’n” explain to me how what dingy harry did is somehow “more different” than what Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell is being accused of.

Because if you asked me, Bob McDonnell didn’t do a damn thing wrong, but this thing with dingy harry...this is criminal behavior.

So either they both are worthy of an incitement or neither are, IMHO.


7 posted on 03/27/2014 8:07:53 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: areukiddingme1

“So either they both are worthy of an incitement or neither are, IMHO.”

I’ll lend you a “d”.


8 posted on 03/27/2014 8:12:34 AM PDT by WinMod70
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To: Sub-Driver

I still want to know why the Mormon Church has not excommunicated Dingy Harry????????


9 posted on 03/27/2014 8:14:22 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: areukiddingme1
I maybe am all wet with what am about to type, because many will disagree with my post, and first and foremost I want you to know that I agree with you but back around the 1860s there was a War of Northern Aggression fought by the States up North and the States down South. It was a setup from the first shots fired. Once the North won the Federal Government said, Hey listen up you rebel states ... We Won, We Decide ... much like obama and the democRATs of today ... We Won, We Decide. Therefore the States currently have no rights if the Federals can find a crooked lawyer or three hundred thousand or such. Is a simple explanation but is my humble opinion.
10 posted on 03/27/2014 8:16:43 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: originalbuckeye
But, in typical liberal MO, he plays the victim card, “stop picking on my poor granddaughter”.
11 posted on 03/27/2014 8:22:53 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: VRWCarea51

Maybe Harry can ask Mitt Romney for advice on his taxes...

From the well of the Senate.


12 posted on 03/27/2014 8:30:02 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: WinMod70

haha, GD spell check, it always changes what I meant to say.


13 posted on 03/27/2014 8:31:52 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Sub-Driver

let’s see some tax returns...especially from his granddaughter


14 posted on 03/27/2014 8:33:48 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Sub-Driver

Instead of “Dingy” Harry, can we now start calling him “Dirty Harry?”


15 posted on 03/27/2014 8:40:45 AM PDT by ken5050 (I fear a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating)
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To: Sub-Driver

It would be the icing on the cake if Mr. Reed were investigated then thrown OUT of the Senate.


16 posted on 03/27/2014 8:42:09 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: ken5050

That would be degrading to Mr. Eastwood.


17 posted on 03/27/2014 8:46:51 AM PDT by fredhead (Join the Navy and see the world.....77% of which is covered in water.)
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To: Taxman

“I still want to know why the Mormon Church has not excommunicated Dingy Harry????????”

Answer: They would loose their considerable investment. The Mormon Church paid for Harry’s education (well the Mormon Church and the Mustang Ranch Brothel). Hum, two “houses of worship,” who knew?


18 posted on 03/27/2014 8:57:50 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Sub-Driver

Reid’s granddaughter, Ryan Elisabeth Reid....

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It figures Reid would have a granddaughter with a boy’s name.


19 posted on 03/27/2014 9:35:25 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Bigg Red

In other words, Reid is proving his philosophy is ‘I did nothing illegal if you don’t catch me. Then, if you discover it, I can pay it back and the owned media will give me absolution, so screw you, America.’


20 posted on 03/27/2014 9:38:02 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Precisely.


21 posted on 03/27/2014 2:38:12 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: vette6387

Methinks there is something rotten in Salt Lake City!

Every Mormon I have ever known has been an upright law-abiding citizen.

Dingy Harry does not fit that mold!

He is not our FRiend!

And, he does not particularly care about the US Constitution or US law.

As an American, I am profoundly embarrassed by his antics in the US Senate.


22 posted on 03/27/2014 5:44:47 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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