A Florida judge ruled last week that county officials violated federal regulations and illegally destroyed ballots from a 2016 primary race won by Debbie Wasserman Schultz; adding guidelines require the votes be kept for at least 22 months after an election.
“Circuit Judge Raag Singhal decided that the records were wrongly destroyed because the laws require elections offices to keep the ballots in federal elections for 22 months. Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes destroyed the ballots just after 12 months,” writes Fox News.
“[The supervisor] has not presented any evidence refuting that the public records sought were destroyed while this case was pending before this court,” said the judge.
The initial lawsuit was filed by Tim Canova, Schultz’ opponent who urged the county to examine “voter irregularities” during the primary season.
He lost to Schultz by just 7,000 votes.
Florida Governor Rick Scott announced this week that his administration will deploy “election experts” to Broward County during the 2018 midterm elections to “ensure that all laws are followed.”
DEBBIE DOWNER: Schultz Says $1000 BONUSES ‘Don’t Go Very Far’
Former DNC chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz continued the Democrat denial of the GOP tax cut success story this week; dismissing higher earnings and big bonuses while claiming that $1,000 doesn’t “go very far” for hard-working American families.
The embattled Representative was speaking at a “Trump Tax Town Hall” event when she made her totally out-of-touch comments, suggesting that the bonuses won’t do much for average Americans.
“Frankly, if you look at the bonuses -and I haven’t heard of a corporate bonus of more than $1,000 so far- which by the way isn’t taxed, so it’s not $1,000,” said Schultz. “And then you spread $1,000 over the course of a year… So figure out how much that is, of course they get it all at once.”
“I’m not sure that $1,000 which is taxed goes very far for almost anyone,” she added.
Debbie’s off-the-wall comments completely ignore the economic boost that $1,000 can deliver for hard-working men and women across the country; allowing them to invest in home improvements, car maintenance, buy stocks, and take their families on vacations.
Watch Schultz’ comments above.
DNC IN RUINS: Donna Brazile COMES CLEAN on Schultz, Hillary, Obama
Excerpts from former DNC Chief Donna Brazile’s upcoming memoir continues to send shockwaves in Democratic circles as the Clinton insider spills the beans on Debbie Schultz, Hillary, Obama, and others.
An excerpt, titled “Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC” was published Thursday by Politico, and illustrates the infighting, secrecy, and ultimate takeover of the Democratic Party by senior Clinton operates months before she won the nomination.
“Debbie [Schultz] was not a good manager. She hadn’t been very interested in controlling the party—she let Clinton’s headquarters in Brooklyn do as it desired so she didn’t have to inform the party officers how bad the situation was,” she wrote.
Brazile then turned her sites on Obama, saying “President Barack Obama’s neglect had left the party in significant debt. As Hillary’s campaign gained momentum, she resolved the party’s debt and put it on a starvation diet. It had become dependent on her campaign for survival.”
While the former DNC boss doesn’t say the arrangement was “illegal,” she does call Hillary’s takeover “unethical.”
“The funding arrangement with [Hillary for America] and the victory fund agreement was not illegal, but it sure looked unethical,” she added.