Watch: Everything You Need To Know About The Campaign Finance Allegations Against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


The Democrat lawmaker and her chief of staff are accused of illegally funneling nearly $1 million in campaign contributions in an effort to avoid the law.



  1. (Tea Party PAC) – Late February, the Coolidge-Reagan Foundation filed an official complaint with the Federal Election Commission accusing freshman Representative and socialist rockstar Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of laundering money through a PAC to illegally funnel campaign funds to her boyfriend, Riley Roberts.
    Early February, reporter Luke Thompson did some digging and uncovered AOC and her staff’s clever way of moving money around to secure a paycheck for Roberts. Family members, spouses, and significant others are legally barred from being paid for work on a campaign by FEC regulations.
    It is also worth noting that Thompson was temporarily banned from Twitter for posting his discoveries.
    Roberts is listed in the congressional directory as staff, not as a spouse or significant other.
    According to the FEC suit, AOC’s campaign committee paid just over $6,000 to Brand New Congress PAC, while an affiliated LLC then used that funds to pay her boyfriend $6,000.
    Ocasio-Cortez then hired Chakrabarti as her congressional chief-of-staff, who set up the shell companies to be used as a conduit for these transactions that directed campaign funds right into AOC’s boyfriend’s pocket.


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