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Patrick Kennedy MEK Ties And The Corruption in South Jersey Campaign

Posted on: 2020/06/11

Matt Friedman, Politico, June 11 2020:… Amy Kennedy’s main opponent in the 2nd Congressional District’s Democratic primary, Brigid Harrison, has made Patrick Kennedy’s finances a campaign issue, and is calling the fee he earned from the opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) for the speech he delivered in February 2019 “dirty money.” MEK paid Patrick Kennedy — the son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy who has helped bankroll efforts to elect his wife to Congress — $59,996 sometime between Jan. 1, 2019 and April 1, 2020. Patrick Kennedy MEK Ties And The Corruption in South Jersey Campaign