Bob Brady aide casts doubt on claim that $90K payoff to rival was legit

November 26, 2018

FILE PHOTO – Donald “D.A.” Jones, exits the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Oct. 25, 2017.

By Staff

A former strategist for U.S. Rep. Bob Brady testified Monday that he helped the congressman and his top political guru illegally funnel $90,000 to a campaign opponent six years ago and later helped them to cover it up.

Donald “D.A.” Jones – a veteran of dozens of Philadelphia Democratic campaigns, including several for the 11-term congressman – said Brady knew campaign finance laws barred him from directly sending a sum that large to his 2012 primary opponent, former Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore, to convince him to drop out of the race.

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