Clinton, Obama’s silence on Ed Buck donations to The mega-donor arrest

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Prosecutors say, Ed Buck injected with a 37-year-old man, the cave with meth and operating a drug; Jonathan Hunt reports from Los Angeles.

Not to say Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, what do you do with the money they received from the Democratic mega-donor Ed Buck, even after he was charged on Tuesday with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses — and months after other top Democrats have to put aside Buck, cast’s contributions.

Buck, 65, has donated more than $500,000 to a number of Democratic groups and politicians, including tens of thousands of dollars to California candidates, such as Gov., Gavin Newsom. Buck is also well-known in LGBTQ political circles.

He came in the investigation, was found in January after the 55-year-old Timothy Dean, dead from an accidental overdose of methamphetamine in his apartment. It was the second death in two years, according to the July 2017 death of Gemmel Moore, 26, was.

The January episode caused many Democrats to cut ties with Buck. The democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) told Fox News at the time, it was disturbed by “deeply” by the Buck’s alleged behavior, and quickly donated his thousands of dollars, the contributions to the NALEO Education Fund.

In 2010, Ed Buck, a campaign appearance, Meg Whitman, is not shown, then a Republican candidate for Governor of California, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)

Other politicians distanced themselves from Buck, and vowed to get rid of his campaign contributions.

“I am deeply dismayed by the latest revelations about the second death due to overdose in the home of Ed Buck,” California democratic Rep. Ted Lieu, said in January, announcing plans to donate more than $18,000 in contributions, the civil rights charities.

“I received a campaign contribution from Ed, Buck, and donations to the amount I received, a local charity, the Kenneth Young Center, anti-drug,” Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois also said, earlier this year.

But the former U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Ex-President Barack Obama remained quiet on the topic in the January, and their spokesman on Wednesday did not respond to Fox News ” request for comment on what would you do, with your donations of Buck.

Dollars donated at least $1,500, and Obama, and $2,950 to Clinton, according to federal records. Obama has recently waded into the 2020 presidential race and met this week with the youth climate activist Greta Thunberg.


Even as Clinton and Obama remained silent, The Los Angeles County Democratic party, praised Buck’s arrest on Wednesday and said that progressive activists deserve credit.

“For our community, a predator with a Jekyll-and-Hyde personality is now off the streets,” the LACDP said. “And it is because of the ongoing support and pressure from many activists and community groups, including the Black matter, Jasmyne Cannick and more Lives.”

The LACDP Fox News said that they have not received money of money, and urged other Democrats “diligently” on the matter.

“LA Dems have not received money from Ed Bock in my tenure,” LACPD chair Mark J. González, said in an E-Mail. “Outside of our County party, I would advise strongly to be Democrats, conscientiously, that the contributions they receive.”

A Jan. 8 photo of the building, in the apartment of Ed Buck, West Hollywood, California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Meanwhile, a black member of Congress on Wednesday called it “incomprehensible” that the rich gay has activist skirted punishment for so long. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., on Wednesday Buck called specifically a predator, and said, the authorities let him free to run around, even after two people died in his house.

Prosecutors say that Buck his position of power to manipulate male victims in participating in sexual fetishes, which they inject with meth.

In a motion Wednesday, prosecutors Buck held should be said, on $4 million bail, because he offered a “violent, dangerous sex offender”, drugs, money and shelter, especially with addicted and homeless men in exchange for participation in sexual fetishes, including a fetish that involved administering dangerous doses of drugs.

Buck “no appreciation for human life,” said motion.

Message to Buck’s attorney, Seymour Amster, were not returned. Buck’s lawyer had said Dean came to Buck’s home under the influence and not swallow the drug during it.

In their bail motion, however, prosecutors specifically the debt-to-Buck – ‘ s-cases actions for the two deaths, and claims he was personally, a dangerous dose of methamphetamine to a man who survived a drug overdose earlier this month.

On Sept. 11, the man returned and Buck injects him with two dangerous doses, refused to help him and “foiled” to get his efforts to help, until the people fled from the apartment and called 911 from a gas station, prosecutors alleged.

“His deadly behavior has been claimed ceased to be” prosecutors.


Buck ‘ s “predatory acts and willful disregard for human life must be stopped before another life is lost,” their motion read.

Fox News’ Alex Pappas and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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