The Saga of a Sick & Twisted Democrat Donor

Democratic senator Martin Heinrich (N.M.) is donating campaign contributions from accused sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein to a nonprofit organization that fights domestic sexual violence, a spokesperson told the Washington Free Beacon. 

After being asked by the Free Beacon whether Heinrich would return the donation from Weinstein, which totaled $5,400 this year, Heinrich’s campaign said it would not be keeping any support from the movie mogul.

“As soon as Senator Heinrich learned of these allegations, he donated the $5,400 contribution to Community Against Violence, a nonprofit organization in New Mexico,” said Marsha Garcia, a spokesperson for Heinrich, who is up for reelection in 2018.

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On Thursday, the New York Times reported on a series of sexual harassment allegations against Weinstein that span decades and resulted in at least eight settlements with female accusers. The allegations include unwanted sexual advances and assault.

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