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TexasTowelie

(113,786 posts)
Mon Nov 7, 2016, 06:27 AM Nov 2016

Trump, GOP paying consultant dogged by voter fraud charges

Source: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee have paid at least $1.8 million to a political operative whose roster of companies include several that have been repeatedly investigated for voter registration fraud, even as Trump has complained that the election is rigged against him.

Three employees of Strategic Allied Consulting, a firm owned by conservative operative Nathan Sproul, pleaded guilty in Florida four years ago to felony charges related to altering and destroying scores of voter registration forms. There were no formal actions against the firm.

Yet recent federal campaign finance reports reviewed by The Associated Press show Sproul is now back on the RNC's payroll, this time with a firm named Lincoln Strategy Group. That's a renamed version of his former firm Sproul & Associates, an Arizona-based company that was investigated for alleged voter registration misconduct in Nevada and Oregon.

Although Sproul was never charged in the 2012 Florida case, GOP officials and Mitt Romney's presidential campaign considered the charges against his employees alone serious enough to fire his company in 2012. The chairman of the RNC said this week he didn't know Sproul's firm has been rehired. Neither the Republican Party nor the Trump campaign would discuss the specifics of the work Sproul or the firm is doing and in what states.


Read more: http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2016-11-07/trump-gop-paying-consultant-dogged-by-voter-fraud-charges

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Trump, GOP paying consultant dogged by voter fraud charges (Original Post) TexasTowelie Nov 2016 OP
I'm a little surprised jmowreader Nov 2016 #1
tRump paying? Scarsdale Nov 2016 #3
I've been wondering when we were going to hear what Sproul and his little crew of Mc Mike Nov 2016 #2
Somebody better find what these Sprouls are up to fast bucolic_frolic Nov 2016 #6
Are they the spoilers in Indiana, submitting false registrations so police could crack down? Coyotl Nov 2016 #8
Trump refuses to pay hard working Americans but pays these slimeballs. keithbvadu2 Nov 2016 #11
It seems Cheeto has brought out the worst campaign operatives despicable frrom the past kimbutgar Nov 2016 #12
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Mc Mike

(9,124 posts)
2. I've been wondering when we were going to hear what Sproul and his little crew of
Mon Nov 7, 2016, 06:53 AM
Nov 2016

repuglinazi felons were up to. Thanks, Tex.

No doubt we'll see exactly what his people have done, after the election.

He should have been imprisoned in '04, but he backed the 'winning' law and order party candidate for prez.

Funny how much time they spend talking about law and law enforcement and how they hate crime and rigged elections.

bucolic_frolic

(44,701 posts)
6. Somebody better find what these Sprouls are up to fast
Mon Nov 7, 2016, 07:55 AM
Nov 2016

Trump has told us it's a rigged election and you know how he projects

kimbutgar

(21,924 posts)
12. It seems Cheeto has brought out the worst campaign operatives despicable frrom the past
Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:38 AM
Nov 2016

The Whos who of is the worst in campaign operatives. Each awful campaign operatives out from under rocks, turd patties and roof rat nests.

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