Time to pay up
Former congressman Anthony Weiner was slammed with a hefty fine Thursday by New York City’s Campaign Finance Board for violations during his failed bid for mayor in 2013.
According to an audit, Weiner’s campaign spent $1,539 on mobile phone bills and dry cleaning.
Weiner accepted more than $1.6 million in public matching funds and spent nearly $7 million during the 2013 race, the NY Times reports.
Anthony Weiner fined $64,956 for misuse of campaign funds https://t.co/FWC1s3DO7f— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) December 1, 2016
Twitter link to the Wall Street Journal story on Weiner's fine.
BREAKING: US official: Emails related to Clinton investigation came from sexting probe of Anthony Weiner.— The Associated Press (@AP) October 28, 2016
Weiner's campaign imploded when more lewd sexting messages were discovered.
He deleted his Twitter account in August for a second time after this New York Post exposé.
His tweets often left many users speechless.