Maxine Waters paid daughter $  74,000 in campaign cash this year alone

Campaign finance records reviewed by Fox News show that the congresswoman’s campaign has paid her daughter, Karen Waters, a cumulative $ 74,000 in donor cash through September.

The last quarter alone saw over $ 20,000 go to the younger Waters, which is nearly a third of the median American household income in 2020, 根据人口普查局.

MAXINE WATERS HAS GIVEN OVER $ 1 MILLION IN CAMPAIGN CASH TO DAUGHTER

Waterscampaign did not immediately respond to Fox Newsrequest for comment on the payments to her daughter.

Watersdaughter has received over $ 1.1 million for her work on her mother’s campaigns since 2003.

代表. 麦斯汀·沃特斯, D-Calif。, has paid her daughter over $  1 million in campaign funds over the years.

代表. 麦斯汀·沃特斯, D-Calif。, has paid her daughter over $ 1 million in campaign funds over the years. ((美联社照片/J. 斯科特·阿普怀特))

事实上, 的 2020 election cycle alone saw $ 250,000 funneled to the House Financial Services Committee chairwoman’s daughter.

The daughter of the 加利福尼亚州 Democrat organized slate-mailing operations to bolster her mother’s reelection.

Slate-mailing is an uncommon practice in federal elections, where a consulting firm is hired to create a pamphlet of sorts that contains a list of candidates or policy measures, and advises voters how to cast their ballots.

代表. Waters was reportedly the only federal politician to use a slate-mailer operation during the 2020 general election.

Karen Waters isn’t the only member of the family to cash in on Rep. Waterscareer over the years.

在 2004, the Los Angeles Times revealed that the Waters campaign had shelled out over $ 1 million to other family members over the previous eight years.

Fox News’ Caitlin McFall contributed reporting.

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