Rep. Rashida Tlaib failed to disclose Soros fellowship funding

Rep. Rashida Tlaib failed to disclose Soros fellowship funding
Rashida Tlaib (Image: YouTube screen grab via CNN)

[Ed. – She’s the gift that keeps on giving.]

In her required financial disclosure, Rep. Rashida Tlaib did not identify the George Soros Open Society Foundation as the source of a payment she received for a “leadership fellowship,” a report said.

The Michigan Democrat, who last week declared of President Donald Trump “we’re going to impeach the motherf..ker,” did not disclose that it was the Soros group who in 2017 paid her $85,307, according to a report by the Washington Free Beacon, which obtained the most recent copies of tax forms for a number of Soros’s organizations.

The House Ethics Committee requires that all candidates disclose the names of groups and organizations that provide their sources of income.

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The Beacon report notes: “An expenditure of $85,307 to Rashida Tlaib in Detroit, Mich., from 2017 is shown on page 97 of the 321-page report” on the Soros tax forms.

On her financial disclosure form, Tlaib listed the amount at $68,307 and noted it was for what she called a “Leadership in Government Fellowship”.

Tlaib did identify the names of the sources that provided her income in three of four cases. Tlaib received compensation from the Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center, Wayne State University, and Metro Solutions, the forms show.

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