FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
This time, “Gianforte violated campaign finance laws by moving money from his primary election account to his general election account before paying all of the debts,” and “then continu[ing] to raise money to repay primary debts,” according to the Associated Press.
As noted by the AP, “Gianforte must either apply the $181,000 to his primary campaign or refund all primary campaign election contributions received after the primary, for a minimum total of $137,000.”
“Greg Gianforte intentionally tried to get around Montana’s campaign finance laws – and he got caught red-handed,” said Deputy Communications Director Matt Fidel. “You know what they say – criminals gonna crime!”
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