Bachmann Insists: Ron Paul Bribed My Guy

Says Kent Sorenson told her money was involved
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2011 11:30 AM CST
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann shows off her mobile phone log before a meet-and-greet campaign event December 29, 2011 in Nevada, Iowa.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Michelle Bachmann may be down in the polls, but she's certainly not backing down. The GOP candidate yesterday continued to insist that her Iowa campaign chair defected to Ron Paul's camp because he was bribed to do so, reports Bloomberg. Kent Sorenson "told me that he was offered money, he was offered a lot of money by the Ron Paul campaign,” Bachmann said. "No one else knows about that conversation other than Kent Sorenson and myself." Sorenson continues to maintain that he "was never offered money from the Ron Paul campaign or anyone associated with them and certainly would never accept any." (Read more Michele Bachmann stories.)

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