The Washington Post reports:
It was a month after the 2020 presidential election, and Bernard Kerik was starting to panic. The former New York City police chief and his friend Rudolph W. Giuliani were shelling out thousands of dollars for hotel rooms and travel in their effort to find evidence of voting fraud and persuade state legislators to overturn Joe Biden’s victory.
Yet President Donald Trump’s campaign had turned down Kerik’s request for a campaign credit card. The bills were piling up. “How do I know I’m gonna get my money back?” Kerik remembers thinking to himself at the time, according to a recent interview he did with The Washington Post.
The bills went unpaid until after Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro went to bat on their behalf. Soon after, the campaign cut Kerik a check — with Trump’s approval, according to a former senior campaign official.
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Trump campaign payments for “command centers” at D.C. hotels could undermine executive privilege claim in Jan. 6 investigation https://t.co/8x96SGOKYb
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 3, 2021
REVEALED: Fox’s Judge Jeanine orchestrated payments for ‘command centers’ that could blow up Trump’s defense https://t.co/2mL3GznO6s
— Raw Story (@RawStory) November 3, 2021