Dem Rep Paid Sister’s Law Firm Nearly $30,000 in First Quarter – Washington Free Beacon
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BY: Joe Schoffstall Follow @JoeSchoffstallMay 23, 2017 2:11 pm
Rep. William Lacy Clay (D., Mo.) disbursed nearly $30,000 of his campaign funds to a law firm owned by his sister during the first quarter, Federal Election Commission records show.
Clay’s campaign committee, Clay Jr. for Congress, spent over $47,000 in the first quarter of 2017, which runs from Jan. 1 to March 31. A bulk of the money disbursed by his campaign went to the Law Office of Michelle C. Clay, LLC, a Silver Spring, Md.-based firm that is owned by his sister.
Michelle Clay has been paid $27,000 this year so …