Bachmann Stands Firm On Bribery Allegation Against Paul Campaign

Source: John McCormick and Lisa Lerer / The Washington Post

Michele Bachmann pressed her allegations that the former head of her Iowa presidential bid was bribed by the campaign of rival Ron Paul to endorse him, even as one of her own aides denied the charge.

The aide who issued the denial later quit Bachmann’s campaign, the candidate said.

The dispute centered on the decision yesterday of Kent Sorenson, an Iowa state senator who was Bachmann’s campaign chairman in the state, to abandon her effort and endorse Paul, a Texas congressman. Paul is a leading contender to win Iowa’s Jan. 3 Republican caucuses.

“He told me that he was offered money, he was offered a lot of money by the Ron Paul campaign,” Bachmann said of Sorenson in comments to reporters today in a parking lot adjacent to a funeral home near downtown Des Moines. “No one else knows about that conversation other than Kent Sorenson and myself.”

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  • Greglh

    She is nothing more than an air head like Palin.  She is just trying to follow in her path to make the money Palin made.  The money that Palin claimed didn’t matter to her if you recall the back and forth between her and the McCain camp.  lol

    But she has enough $$$ to pay for multiple layers of foundation for her face to fool some men and women into thinking she looks young. Lol.    If you look close at the picture posted here you can see Michele is layered up as well. lol