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Jeff Stein – Bernie Sanders’s accusation that Clinton is running a “money laundering scheme,” explained

Bernie Sanders is still running for the Democratic nomination. And his campaign still has some attacks on Hillary Clinton.

Early this week, after a Politico report examined the workings of Clinton’s fundraising apparatus, Sanders’s campaign accused Clinton of running a “money-laundering scheme.”

At issue is Clinton’s “joint fundraising committee” — an organization set up to help Clinton raise money with the Democratic National Committee and 32 separate state Democratic parties.

Clinton has said the money for the committee would also be used to help fund Democrats’ state parties. But Politico reported on Monday that the state parties have gotten less than 1 percent of the total cash raised, and that it’s instead being sent to the DNC and Clinton’s presidential campaign.

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