OH SO QUIET
Judge Jeanine Ghosted on Old Campaign Debt and Ignored Feds’ Demands for Financial Records
PayDirt found that ‘Judge’ Jeanine still owes nearly $600,000 to vendors and stopped filing required updates to the FEC years ago.
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“Judge” Jeanine Pirro is the voice of law and order in President Donald Trump’s cable news echo chamber, making it particularly noteworthy that she has been flouting federal election rules for years.
The lawyer-turned-Fox News host mounted an ill-fated run for the U.S. Senate in 2006, when she vied for the Republican nomination to challenge then-Sen. Hillary Clinton before dropping out after just four months. But in that brief period, Pirro’s campaign managed to rack up nearly $600,000 in debts to its campaign vendors.