Flint’s Liberal Mayor ‘Tried To Steal’ Water Crisis Donations, Claim Whistleblowers

Flint's Mayor Karen Weaver has been accused of using the water crisis for personal gain by re-directing donations to a political fund.

 Now those former city employees have turned whistle blowers and are speaking out about the shameful corruption they claim they saw at Flint city hall.

 At the center of the corruption scandal are Jody Lundquist and Natasha Henderson, the city’s former chief financial officer and city administrator.

 A huge amount of charitable donations rolled into Flint after Mayor Weaver used her emergency declaration during the peak of the water crisis in 2015 to ask for money from charitable donors to help the city’s residents. 

 Where this money went is at the heart of the scandal. According to the the city hall whistleblowers, Mayor Weaver directed staff to quietly funnel donations meant for the city into her new account, which made them very uncomfortable.

 After Henderson began asking questions about how the donated funds were being handled, she was fired by the Democrat mayor.

Mayor Karen Weaver asked employees to redirect charitable donors to a nonprofit fund she created shortly after taking office in 2015, an ex-city official testified during a federal whistleblower trial in Detroit on Wednesday,” MLive reported.

 The Democrat mayor, of course, is denying the allegations and doing her best to deflect the public relations nightmare, but many observers aren’t buying her story.

They got slick,” community activist Arthur Woodson bluntly told MLive. “They were trying to steal the money.”

 Slick is an understatement. If the whistleblowers’ accusations are correct, the Democrat mayor is guilty of one of the most cynical and craven political maneuvers in living memory.

By January 2016, Weaver, who was elected and took office the previous November, created her nonprofit, Caring for Flint,” explained MLive. But there were red flags from the start.

The nonprofit was created as a 527 organization, usually a form of campaign fund created for politicians. Under federal law, a 527 account isn’t required to register or report to the state, can accept direct corporate contributions and is only obliged to report donors and expenditures if contributions exceed $25,000 in a year,” the newspaper continued.

The termination prompted Henderson, who claims she was fired for pointing out the questionable donation diversion, to file a federal Whistleblower Protection Act lawsuit in May 2016 against Flint and Weaver,” MLive said.

That suit now become a U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals case, which is still unravelling.

 While political corruption exists on both sides of the aisle, there does seem to be a disturbing trend of Democrat leaders using their power to create pay-for-play schemes and line their own pockets, often at the direct expense of their gullible voters.

 Hopefully, the truth in this case will be allowed to come out — and at the very least, Flint’s voters will think twice about who they’re electing in the future.


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Deep State Treason:  Former State Dept. Official Under Trump Tells China To Quit Negotiating Until Trump Is Removed In 2020

Deep state traitors no longer hide their deep hatred for the American people —

Mrs. Susan Thornton, the former acting assistant secretary of state in the Trump administration, told her Beijing audience to stop negotiating until President Trump is removed from office in 2020.

Until July 2018, she was Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State and led East Asia policy making amid crises with North Korea, escalating trade tensions with China, and a fast-changing international environment.

The Conservative Treehouse and The South China Morning News reported:

A former official in the Trump administration has said that China can weather the storm brought by the trade war with the United States but might have to “keep steady, keep their heads down and wait” for change in the White House.

Susan Thornton, former acting assistant secretary of state to US President Donald Trump, told a gathering in Shanghai on Wednesday that she hoped a trade deal between the US and China could be concluded by next month.

But the reality was that it would “take a while” for China and the US to talk about cooperation again, Thornton, who in 20 years rose to become the US State Department’s chief negotiator for East Asia and Pacific affairs, told the South China Morning Post.

“I want to be optimistic,” said Thornton, whose 27-year career in Washington ended in July. “I tell all our foreign counterparts they should keep steady, keep their heads down and wait. [They should] try to not let anything change dramatically.”

“If this sceptical attitude towards talking diplomacy continues in this administration, you might have to wait till another administration,” Thornton said at an event held by National Committee of US-China relations and Shanghai’s American Chamber.

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