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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has been hit with a Federal Election Commission complaint, accusing her of funneling thousands from her campaign fund to her boyfriend through a political action committee.

The complaint was filed by The Coolidge-Reagan Foundation, and names Ocasio-Cortez, her congressional campaign, and Brand New Congress as respondents. Brand New Congress — founded by her current chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti — is the firm Ocasio-Cortez hired to run her campaign, and has an affiliated PAC by the same name.

The Coolidge-Reagan Foundation points to two $3,000 payments made by Brand New Congress PAC early in the campaign to Riley Roberts, the boyfriend of Ocasio-Cortez, for “marketing consultant” services. Sandwiched between the payments to Roberts, “Cortez’s campaign committee paid Brand New Congress LLC $6,191.32 for ‘strategic consulting.'”

“Thus,” the complaint reads, “over the span of a little more than a month, Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign committee paid just over $6,000 to Brand New Congress PAC, while its affiliated LLC turned around and paid her boyfriend $6,000.”

Dan Backer, the attorney who filed the complaint on behalf of the foundation clarified to Fox News, “It’s not illegal for [Ocasio-Cortez] to pay her boyfriend, but it appears that they created some sort of scheme to avoid claiming the money [as a campaign expense]. What exactly did he do for that money?”

The complainant “respectfully requests the Federal Election Commission commence enforcement proceedings against” the respondents.

The payments were first discovered by political consultant Luke Thompson who reported them on Medium. Thompson also revealed that Roberts was listed in the House of Representatives’ directory as a staffer to Ocasio-Cortez, which the congresswoman denies.

Ocasio-Cortez hit out at Thompson on Twitter last week, dismissing his claims and saying, “No, I don’t shadily pay my boyfriend.”

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37 Comments

37 Comments

  1. mileawy

    February 28, 2019 at 12:20 am

    It didn’t take her long to start running a typical Democrat scam. Just another crooked politician on board.

    • Cliff

      February 28, 2019 at 1:19 am

      Prove it and put her in Jail !

      • FAST EDDIE

        February 28, 2019 at 10:14 am

        10-4

    • DF

      February 28, 2019 at 1:57 am

      Yep

  2. Jewels

    February 28, 2019 at 12:35 am

    Gawd, she has a boyfriend? What a surprise, that some guy would give up the right to speak, because of this egotistical witch. I’ll bet he has to beg.

  3. Linda

    February 28, 2019 at 12:38 am

    No stress in her transition from bartender to Democratic scam artist.

  4. PT

    February 28, 2019 at 12:40 am

    But didn’t Ocasio just say she’s the boss?

  5. PJ

    February 28, 2019 at 12:53 am

    Nothing but an ignorant thieving little twit

  6. RAY SAY

    February 28, 2019 at 1:17 am

    Looks like Rat-Face Cortez got busted faster then I thought, more to come, she still doesn’t get what’s going on

  7. SFC D Monk

    February 28, 2019 at 1:24 am

    Trust me she couldn’t have thought this up by herself, she just isn’t that bright. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain! To be continued.

  8. James L. Coster

    February 28, 2019 at 2:21 am

    Cortez is going to find out quickly that there is a real danger to any person who wants to get in the spotlight in Washington quickly whether that means making enemies or not. She not only is developing a sizable base of opposition from Republicans and “normal Americans”, she is sowing the seeds for a “behind the scenes take down” by her own Party. If Cortez is lucky, she will just serve a single term in Congress before “various people” within her Party find a challenger to run against (and beat) her in the next Democrat primary in her district. If she is REALLY “unlucky”, she will find herself in the middle of a very serious criminal charge brought by any number of sources just waiting for her to “hang herself” with all her nutty comments and actions.

  9. John Boyd

    February 28, 2019 at 2:29 am

    He will eventually dump her because she does not swallow

    • Richard Hullfish Sr.

      March 5, 2019 at 9:57 am

      She’s the head bartender, the one with the dirty knees.

  10. Ulla Camp

    February 28, 2019 at 2:43 am

    It most definitely did NOT take her long to learn the ropes…….WOW
    But then again had you expected anything different???

  11. Bill

    February 28, 2019 at 4:50 am

    That would be the money man from Silicon Valley. They haven’t put the teeth to him yet. That would be her other boy friend, the sugar daddy… Bahahaha

  12. GregTorchia

    February 28, 2019 at 4:54 am

    He’s just like her daddy president maduro

  13. J R

    February 28, 2019 at 5:41 am

    AOC is a fraud. She is a “puppet” for someone–the rumors are going around that it’s Soros. De javu all over again? (Like our LAST president?)

  14. Todd

    February 28, 2019 at 6:32 am

    This is expected. She’s a Democrat. That says at all.

  15. Janet Willard

    February 28, 2019 at 7:15 am

    I know what he did to get paid! Lol

  16. Earnie Bailey

    February 28, 2019 at 7:33 am

    In her own mind she did nothing wrong. It’s the Democratic way of thinking. “People gave me that money, it’s mine and I’ll spend it anyway I want”. If you don’t see how she wants to govern from her elected seat, well let me say that this crime will be nothing by comparison.
    Get her out of politics. Send her to a communist country. That to her is the system she wants for us.

    • Suzanne

      February 28, 2019 at 9:21 am

      Amen! She’s learning fast to be a corrupt Democrat. I do believe that Soros has more than one plant in our gov and he’s just waiting to see which one survives to make it to 2020. I hope we can out all of them and bring his plans to nothing.

  17. neo

    February 28, 2019 at 8:06 am

    One has to wonder if there is a George Soros backed company in the background somewhere.

    • Ron

      February 28, 2019 at 8:25 am

      Mmmmm, I don’t wonder, if it stinks it’s connected to Soros.

  18. Frank Campo

    February 28, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Forget it. Nothing’s going to happen to her. The whole story will blow over in a week.

  19. Milissa

    February 28, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Come on, the Bronx Bumbler can just add this to the looong list of things she’s “not the expert on.” Making New York proud with their socialist idiot, once again- Good Job New York!

  20. Mark Terzano

    February 28, 2019 at 10:27 am

    Damn its just warming up.

  21. Wardswork

    February 28, 2019 at 11:19 am

    He’s underpaid, or, saint!

  22. Ginny

    February 28, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Of course Soros is her sugar daddy, AOC is pushing all of his agenda. She’s as corrupt as the rest of the Facist Democrats. If we don’t stop them Now! They will
    be bossing us around just like slave days. They want power & Control.
    Don’t believe a word the Liberal MSM is putting out!
    They are professional tricksters.

  23. art

    February 28, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    Sure we believe you, a career politician who wants to turn America into Venezuela or China…
    Tell you what, why don’t you go ahead and resign now and save yourself the embarrassment of being kicked out.

  24. Margie

    February 28, 2019 at 12:44 pm

    This Bitch is just another Democrat Diseased Liar & Cheat.
    They don’t believe in God so Lying is not immoral to them!

  25. Kevin

    February 28, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Run Train on This Sick Lying Bitch!
    Do to her what she’s doing to us!

  26. Larry Hasbro

    February 28, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Cortez fits right in with the Demorats. Shes a mini pelosi. Pelosi who just spent $10 million tax payer money on a vacation which she took 86 friends including family. Gotta love these DEMORAT CROOKS. Lock em’ up!

  27. STEVE FLOWERS

    February 28, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    HOW CAN THE ‘BOSS’ BE WRONG? SLOWLY, BUT SURELY, AOC IS CATCHING THE DISEASE FROM MAXIE BABY WATERS THE DISEASE HAS BEEN NOTED AS HAVING THE DISEASE CALLED ‘DIAHRREA OF THE MOUTH!’ AOC HAS TAKEN ON THAT DISEASE THINKING IT WILL HELP HER CAREER. THE ‘BOSS LADY’ ALREADY HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH BREAKING THE LAW! GIVING MONEY TO HER BOYFRIEND!

  28. Polly

    February 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    When will she bring in the whole family?She should be fired

  29. John Castro

    February 28, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    Her own party will bring her down….give it some time. Think about it….she is is letting her party down by making all sort of stupid statements on a daily basis and the media loves it because she has the material the the media loves. Once she is gone, others will follow…the Democrats have enough shit to worry about and they will not put up with the type of mentality level that brought in.

  30. Auntcon

    February 28, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    She is not as totally ignorant as I thought…she knows full well how to scam the public, how to pocket funds for herself and her boyfriend and she bamboozles people for money and votes left and right. Do people take pity on her because she is stupid or so they can use her to get their own way thru congress????

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