By Brent Scher
Jill McCabe, the wife of fired FBI official Andrew McCabe, claimed in a Monday Washington Post column that the $467,500 she received from Terry McAuliffe’s PAC was “on par with what other candidates in competitive races” received. But Virginia campaign finance records show she was one of the biggest recipients of campaign cash from the longtime Clinton family ally.
McCabe’s column attempts to “set the record straight” on claims that her husband’s handling of the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton may have been impacted by the money she received from McAuliffe, a close friend of the Clinton family who chaired Hillary Clinton’s failed 2008 campaign.
Though she claims the money received from McAuliffe’s Common Good VA PAC were “on par” with what was received by other candidates, records compiled by the Virginia Public Access Project show she brought in more through McAuliffe’s PAC than all but 2 of the 37 legislative candidates the PAC ever supported.
McCabe received $452,500 in cash from the PAC for her ultimately unsuccessful 2015 run for state senate. The only two candidates receiving more were Jeremy McPike, who received $792,000, and Dan Gecker, who received $770,000.
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Source:: Washington Free Beacon