Bernie and Jane Sanders Lawyer Up Amid Burlington College Investigation

Anthony Scaramucci a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. CNN isn't commenting Monday June 26 as to what led

Jane Sanders served as the president of the college from 2004 to 2011, Politico reported. Lawyers from two firms representing O'Meara Sanders contacted Coralee Holm, former dean of operations and advancement for the now-defunct Burlington College, to ask about what the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been seeking from her this spring, Holm said Friday. When applying for the loan, FBI investigators allege that Sanders distorted donor levels to make it appear the school was in a better financial position than it really was.

In 2010, the now-defunct Burlington took out a bank loan to make the deal, but that required a minimum commitment of $2.27 million in grant and donations. He said Trump's claim that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in the last election, for instance, was a "blatant lie" that election officials across the country refuted. Burlington lawyer and stout Sanders supporter Rich Cassidy has been hired to represent the Senator, and Larry Robbins, who counseled Dick Cheney's former Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby has reportedly been hired for Jane Sanders. In a separate complaint, Toensing alleged that Bernie Sanders' senatorial office pressured a bank to approve the loan.

Sander called the bill "disastrous". Jane Sanders purchased the land from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington, and Burlington College eventually went under after they weren't able to come up with the money for the land. He added that commenting on the matter would be "improper".

And we can totally relate with Bernie Sanders' declarations! Trump hasn't appointed a state attorney for Vermont, who would be in charge of prosecuting the case against the Sanders, but one reported contender for the position is Toensing himself.

In January 2016, Toensing reportedly passed this information onto the USA attorney for Vermont, with a follow-up letter to federal investigators in March. "It was started under President Obama, his Attorney General, and his U.S. Attorney, all of whom are Democrats".

"Right now I am six months pregnant and if this bill passes I have no idea what I am going to do for health insurance for my son", said Scott. "But there has never been a president, or political leader, who has basically said, 'Everything you see on mainstream television or mainstream media.is a lie, don't believe it, '" Sanders said.

Sen. Sanders meanwhile is now on a tour across multiple states to rally opposition to the bill. "The Democrats need a progressive agenda".

Sanders and his wife have denied any wrongdoing and have suggested the investigation is based on politics, according to the New York Daily News.

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