With a name like “The Lincoln Project”, you’d think that the organization would be beyond reproach to create a contrast between themselves and that dastardly President Donald Trump.
As the New York Post reports, their leadership is less than squeaky clean. Let’s start with John Weaver
Co-founder Weaver, a political consultant known for his work on John McCain’s and John Kasich’s presidential campaigns, registered as a Russian foreign agent for uranium conglomerate TENEX in a six-figure deal last year, filings with the Department of Justice showEbony Bowden, NY Post, July 21, 2020
And then there’s Weaver’s partner, the outspoken buffoon Rick Wilson
Weaver’s fellow Lincoln Project founder Wilson also has an interesting financial past. According to IRS documents, the GOP strategist has an outstanding $389,420 federal tax lien against his Tallahassee, Florida, home, and his bank moved to foreclose on the property in 2016.
Wilson, a best-selling author with 1 million Twitter followers, has never disclosed the money woes publicly, allowing him to sneer online about Trump’s decision never to release his own taxes — at one point calling him “Brokeahontas,” despite the fact that American Express had taken Wilson to court for his own unpaid $25,729 credit card bill the year before, documents show.Ebony Bowden, NY Post, July 21, 2020
In response to these and so many more contentions, The Lincoln Project – in Trump-like fashion, has apparently gone after the journalist who wrote the story instead of cleaning up their own house. But the reporter, Ebony Bowden, ain’t one to mess with:
The reply tweet from the Lincoln Project basically tells you what a classy organization they are.