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Alabama Sen. Doug Jones received ‘illegally over-sized campaign donations’ from Rosie O’Donnell – NY Post

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones and four other Democrats received “illegally over-sized campaign donations” from Rosie O’Donnell, according to a report in the NY Post.

The newspaper analyzed campaign finance reports and found that O’Donnell has “regularly” exceeded the contribution limits of $2,700 per election set by the Federal Election Commission.

“Alabama Sen. Doug Jones disclosed $4,700 from O’Donnell in his special general election bid last year against former GOP judge and accused child molester Roy Moore, his campaign filings show,” read the Post article. 

O’Donnell’s leftward politics first spilled into view years ago when she confronted actor Tom Selleck on her daytime talk show for his support of the NRA. She’s been a vocal advocate for leftist policies and a sometimes vulgar critic of conservatives since.

“Nothing nefarious,” O’Donnell told the Post. “I was not choosing to over donate. If [$2,700] is the cut off — [candidates] should refund the money.”

She claims to have used the contribution platform ActBlue to make the donations and said she doesn’t keep up with exactly how much she’s given to candidates.

The Post said Jones’ office didn’t return messages seeking comments.

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