The Daily Beast reports:
Late Tuesday afternoon, Santos’ political operation filed a flurry of amended campaign finance reports, telling the feds, among other things, that a $500,000 loan he gave to his campaign didn’t, in fact, come from his personal funds as he’d previously claimed.
However, while the newly amended filing told us where the funds did not come from, it also raised a new question—where did the money come from?
Another amended filing on Tuesday disclosed that a $125,000 “loan from the candidate” in late October also did not come from his “personal funds,” but like the $500,000 question, did not say where the money came from, when the loan was due, or what entity, if any, backed the money.
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SCOOP: George Santos just told the FEC that hundreds of thousands of dollars in “personal” campaign loans were not, in fact, from his personal funds. Of course, he didn’t say where those funds came from. Me @thedailybeast https://t.co/CCTOgieCbF
— Roger Sollenberger (@SollenbergerRC) January 24, 2023