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Debt-ridden Florida GOP candidate paying herself a salary with campaign donations: report

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According to recent FEC filings, the Republican opponent to Debbie Wasserman Schultz is paying herself a generous salary—on donors’ dime.

The Sun-Sentinel reports that Carla Spalding earned a $60,000 salary, all the while running up a large campaign debt.

Although Spalding raised $236,484 through the end of June, she spent more than she took in.

Spalding did not necessarily run afoul of FEC rules—the agency allows candidates to pay themselves—it’s somewhat uncommon, the Sun Sentinel notes.

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A few of the charges also raised eyebrows. Spalding used the money to pay at a Bahama Breeze restaurant and $165 at a TGI Fridays.


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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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‘You can say Merry Christmas again’: Lara and Eric Trump declare victory in the War on Christmas

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For years, conservatives have complained about a "War on Christmas" -- but President Donald Trump finally won the war, according to his son and daughter-in-law.

Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro interviewed Eric Trump and his wife Lara in Trump Tower, which Pirro called the "New York White House."

Pirro told the two they had "done wonderful things for the country" and said Trump had ended political correctness and people could say "Merry Christmas."

"You can say Merry Christmas again," Lara Trump said. "Isn't that so nice, Jeanine?"

"It's incredible," Eric Trump said. "It is nice to say Merry Christmas again."

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‘Donald Trump was right from the beginning’: Jeanine Pirro tells Fox News audience the opposite of reality

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Less than two hours after a guest on CNN warned that Fox News is a threat to national security for its lies to support Donald Trump, Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro appeared to prove his point.

Pirro went on an angry rant in her opening, claiming that the DOJ inspector general report showed bias, despite the fact that the report found the opposite.

Regardless the facts, Pirro claimed that President Donald Trump had been vindicated.

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