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Ron Paul Network Was Lucrative for Jesse Benton


…We can’t settle most of those questions. But we can make an accounting of how much Benton has earned from all the Paul organizations, now that year-end and other campaign finance and tax reports have been filed. We found that over the last three election cycles, Benton has been paid about $1.1 million by the various Paul entities — although more than $450,000 of it was described as reimbursement for expenses he incurred, most of them unidentified.

Here’s how it breaks out: In the 2008 cycle, he received more than $78,000 in salary and expense reimbursement working for Ron Paul’s presidential and congressional campaign committees. Toward the end of that year his wife came on the payroll, too, bringing the total for the pair to more than $86,000.

Benton’s compensation increased in 2010. Rand Paul’s campaign gave him north of $142,000 for political consulting and salary. He also brought in nearly $22,000 in consulting fees and salary from Liberty PAC, and received nearly $28,000 from Ron Paul’s congressional campaign, along with close to $22,000 in reimbursement for mileage and other unidentified expenses. Benton’s wife made more than $30,000 working for her dad’s campaign, along with another $1,500 in reimbursements.


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ron paul returns a good portion of his money to treasury every

year, but now all of a sudden he's a crook because of jesse benton and his struggle over ronpaul.com

Did you get this from the posted article?


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You are an idiot. You quote "working for her dad’s campaign"

Like I said, you are an idiot.

You are doing nothing more than spreading propaganda and lies.

This story is a total exaggeration of the fact.

One trip can easily cost thousands and we know Benton travels an awful lot for his job. I do not see an issue with the travel expenses nor is there enough detail listed here to determine anything else.

And anyone with a brain knows that she was NOT "working for her dad’s campaign" as alleged... Granddad or uncle maybe... but the point of this article is to take everything out of context and label it "bad"... so at least the author is consistent in his insane ramblings.



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There is no proof that Jess did anything positive for the campaigns.

He did everything in his power to crush the Grassroots enthusiasm and corral as many as he could into his neocon collective starting with the 2008 campaign.

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