Bernie, Jane Sanders Hire Lawyers in FBI Investigation

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

The tweet comes as congressional committees and Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller continue investigations into Russia's efforts to influence the US election and the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian officials, including allegations of collusion between his campaign and Russia in an effort to defeat Clinton during the presidential campaign. According to the complaint, she is accused of distorting donor levels in a 2010 loan application for $10 million from People's United Bank as part of a 33-acre land acquisition.

CBS News reported on Saturday that both Sanders and his wife are the subject of an FBI investigation in relation to bank fraud that Jane Sanders allegedly committed as the president of Burlington College.

Coralee Holm, dean of operations and advancement at Burlington College, emerges from the locked school to speak with alumni and reporters at the time it closed in 2016. Politico reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly looking into allegations that Sen.

Two former Burlington College trustees said they were also contacted by attorneys representing Sanders, wife of U.S. Sen.

According to the 2016 article, the college racked up more that $11 million in debt over the attempts to expand the college, which was "pushed by the school's president at the time", Jane Sanders.




Toensing told CBS that the investigation was started during the Obama administration. Sanders. And high-profile Washington defense attorney Larry Robbins, who counseled Libby "Scooter" Robbins, former Chief of Staff for the Vice President, is protecting Jane Sanders. He passed his findings on to VTDigger (another local news site), which found Sanders had assured the bank and a state agency that donors had pledged $2.6 million to secure the loan. "Let me leave it at that, because it would be improper at this point for me to say anything more".

In January 2016, Toensing reportedly passed this information onto the USA attorney for Vermont, with a follow-up letter to federal investigators in March.

"This implication came from Donald Trump's Vermont campaign manager".

"Any regrets at using the rhetoric you used, considering what Senator Hatch said?"

"My only hope is for a fair, impartial, and thorough investigation", Mr. Toensing added.

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