For Immediate Release: October 20, 2016
Contact: Nina Tognazzini, (949) 933-7533, Shallman Communications
BAO NGUYEN: PAY-TO-PLAY POLITICIAN
Nguyen Accepts Thousands in Wall Street and Special Interest Donations
Santa Ana, CA– On May 9th at a Candidate forum, Bao Nguyen boldly said, “Money is the problem and that’s what Senator Bernie Sanders has highlighted. He’s not an establishment candidate, and I’m not either.” Yet within weeks of making this statement, Bao cashed checks from UBS Wealth Management and Wells Fargo executives.
Whether it is granting huge tax breaks to campaign contributors or awarding multimillion-dollar city projects and development deals to campaign donors, Bao has a history of accepting questionable contributions from special interests and engaging in pay-to-play politics. For someone who supposedly shares Senator Sander’s wariness of big moneyed donors, his campaign relies on their support and the dirty political tactics that come along with it. Continue reading