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Re: Probe Uncovers More Reid 'Slush Fund' Payments to Granddaughter
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 06:21:03 PM »
Before the additional payments were revealed, Reid said, "I thought it would be nice to give supporters and staff thank-you gifts that had a personal connection."

Computer records are pesky things, aren't they, Harry.

Look - I get the personal aspect for gifts. We give a calendar to our suppliers every year at Christmas (it's fun bucking the trend) and each month's picture is a painting by either my daughters or one of my grand daughters. Grandsons are not wildly artistic, sadly. They get paid for the pictures. They spent time on them and deserve the recognition. If I were foolish enough to run for office, that would probably continue.

It would be declared, immediately and publicly.

The second "payment" is more problematic. Still looking into that, but it has all the stench of cash for access writ large.
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