BLM used donations to lobby Congress to impeach Trump

Posted 42 days ago


Black Lives Matter spent more than $1.2 million on lobbying members of Congress, with part of that cash going to efforts to impeach former President Donald Trump, public filings show.

In its first disclosures to the IRS Monday, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation spent $1,261,901 in fiscal 2020 to “advance racial justice policies” and to “lobby members of congress to vote in favor of impeachment.”

Trump was impeached for a second time in January 2021 in a largely party-line vote that saw a handful of Republicans join Democrats to blame the outgoing commander-in-chief for sparking the siege on the US Capitol.

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