Susie Lee Can’t Stake Claim to the Democratic Grassroots When Over Half Her Funding Comes From Just 101 Donors
Nevada’s 3rd District Deserves Better than A Candidate Propped Up by DC Operatives and Bankrolled by the Wealthy Elite.
Susie Lee can’t have it both ways, simultaneously boasting about her massive fundraising haul and pretending to want big money out of politics. Apparently, $1.5 million spent on a 2016 failed primary bid is not big money to her, or she would recognize the hypocrisy.
Despite outspending her opponents, Lee suffered a crushing 3rd place defeat in that contest. Criticized for her multiple homes, questionable investments, and a $658,000 personal campaign loan, Lee had a reputation as an “out-of-touch” socialite living a lavish lifestyle. Accusing her of trying to buy a seat in Congress, the Culinary Union made it known that she did not represent its members’ values. The voters in Nevada’s 4th District agreed.Read more