Legal Services During a Campaign Can Be Expensive – Especially if the Lawyer Is Your Sister

During the 2018 election cycle Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D., Mo.) received $657 thousand in campaign contributions and used 30% of that to pay for various legal services – to a law firm owned by his sister.

From Jan. 4 until Oct. 31, 2018, Rep. Clay Jr. disbursed numerous payments ranging from $500 to $10,000 and totaling $198,500 to his sister’s firm, the filings show.

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