From Heat Street:
Catholic parishioners in Vermont want Bernie Sanders’ wife investigated for federal bank fraud, according to a letter sent to the U.S. attorney in January and reviewed by Heat Street.
When Jane O’Meara Sanders served as president of Burlington College between 2004 and 2011, she oversaw an aggressive effort to enroll more students and expand the campus to accommodate a bigger student body. Part of that plan: Taking out hefty loans to finance the $10 million purchase of 32 acres of prime property from the Roman Catholic diocese at the end of 2010.
But Burlington College soon found itself unable to make its loan payments. The Roman Catholic diocese, which had sold off the land to help pay for a $17 million sexual-abuse settlement, ultimately lost between $1.5 million and $2 million, according to the letter calling for investigation, as well as several Vermont media outlets.
The diocese did not respond to a request for an interview. But a source with direct knowledge of the diocese’s involvement in the land acquisition says Burlington College almost immediately struggled to meet its obligations.
Wow! This could be a huge story, but I smell smear.
You can best believe Hillary Clinton‘s fingerprints are somewhere on this latest development.
If this was legitimate, why wouldn’t the diocese just place a lien on the property? On the other hand, if the loan was unsecured, this is just another example of financial stupidity.
A lot of people see Bernie as an honest candidate, but that doesn’t make him presidential material.
If you want socialism why don’t you move to a socialist country? Americans who work hard for their money don’t want to pay 90% of what we earn to help the dregs of the country who won’t work.
I am NOT a Sanders supporter, but stop wasting taxpayer dollars on these ridiculous “probes” and lawsuits.
Judging by the timing, there’s obviously politics at work here. At least it’s a real university that bestows degrees, unlike “Trump University.” Anything to keep Bernie out. Apparently, some people fear he has more of a chance than the news media likes to admit.
Hillary will sink to any level to win the White House. These rumors are clearly coming from her camp. I thought I had seen everything with Hillary. If you even look at Hillary the wrong way, you are going to have the wrath of the federal government and every news media organization coming after you.
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