At least they’re consistent…and crooked to the core…just like their candidate…

• Hillary Clinton will be crowned the Democratic presidential candidate in Philadelphia next week at event costing estimated $60 million

• Democrats have a $15 million credit line with the city in case their fundraising falls short

• Independent journalist is fighting for names of the donors to be made public before convention begins

• But host committee tells court hearing that donations should be kept secret

The host committee for the Democratic National Convention wants to keep its donor list under wraps until after the convention even though a state open records agency has ordered its release.

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A Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee lawyer told a judge Thursday the release of fundraising records could harm the organization’s last-minute efforts to seek donations and negotiate vendor contracts.

The host committee set out to raise about $60 million from private sources, but secured a $15 million line of credit from the city as a safety net. The committee must therefore file financial updates with the city.

Read entire story: Daily Mail

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