Morrisey team raising funds to pay back the AG for his campaign debts
According to campaign filings from the fourth quarter of 2020, Morrisey’s campaign still owes Morrisey (the person) $1.2 million from the 2012 election, just over half a million from 2016 and just over $50,000 from 2020. Both federal and state law permit political candidates to take on significant debt by loaning money to their campaigns. What tends to happen next equates to “a legal form of money laundering,” Brendan Fischer of the Campaign Legal Center told the Associated Press.
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