12:39 pm Nov. 19, 2012
For more than a year now, Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign has been struggling to pay off a six-figure debt to its lone remaining creditor: the consulting firm Penn, Schoen and Berland.
But there's another one coming to call, according to the Corvallis Gazette-Times.
The sheriff's office in Linn County, Oregon, has sent a letter to Clinton's campaign requesting $2,104.93 in overtime and other expenses related to Bill Clinton's visit to the county fair, on behalf of his wife, in April of 2008.
“I realize that during an election, items such as this can sometimes be overlooked,” the sheriff, Tim Mueller, wrote in a letter with the invoice. “However, this is the third invoice and I would appreciate immediate payment for the services provided by my office and funded by the taxpayers of Linn County.”
The Clinton campaign had more than $20 million in debts when Hillary ended her primary campaign in 2008, but the only outstanding balance listed on Clinton's campaign filings are the dwindling debt to Penn.
In October, for the first time in a long time, the Clinton campaign reported more cash on hand than debt, suggesting it might be in the black again soon.
“I think this is a good time to do this while she’s still secretary of state,” the sheriff told the paper. “She says she’s not going to continue.”
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