Frontrunner to Replace Sen. Harris Fights to Pay Out $35 Mil to Biden Firm
(From the Washington Free Beacon)
California secretary of state Alex Padilla (D.), reportedly the favorite to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s Senate seat, awarded Democratic public relations giant SKDKnickerbocker the lucrative deal in August as part of a voter outreach program. Weeks later, however, Democratic state controller Betty Yee’s office refused to approve the contract, arguing that Padilla did not have the authority to pay for it…
…His victory in a fight that would send a tranche of money to some of the country’s leading Democratic strategists could ease his path to being appointed to fill Harris’s seat, a decision that Democratic governor Gavin Newsom plans to announce prior to inauguration day on Jan. 20.
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