RawStory: Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign allegedly bought Iowa endorsementSubmitted by P. Nicholson on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 13:04
By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 17:29 EDT
Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign allegedly offered financial compensation to a Republican Iowa state senator in exchange for his endorsement and support.
Documents obtained by TheIowaRepublican.com and OpenSecrets.org showed a representative of state Sen. Kent Sorenson told the Paul campaign the senator would ditch Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign if they provided him with $8,000 per month in salary, $5,000 per month in salary to his Senate clerk Chris Dorr, and $100,000 in contributions his newly created PAC.
“In a nutshell, this PAC with boost the KS name about 5x as big as it is today. Between this PAC, Iowa Gun Owners, and Iowa Pro-Life Action we will continue to build a major state based movement that will involve far more people into a future Rand Paul presidential run,” the document stated.