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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Who Is Paying For Pawlowski's Lawyer?

According to The Morning Call, Allentown Mayor has retained prominent criminal defense attorney Jack McMahon to represent him in a federal investigation into what increasingly appears to be pay-to-play. Though McMahon is very good, he's also very expensive. His initial retainer might exceed Pawlowski's $100,000 per year salary.

Fortunately for Pawlowski, he can dip into his campaign funds. It is legal to dip into both federal and Pa election warchests to pay for legal counsel.  

23 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ahh......so he can use it after all.?
How convenient for him.

Reality Bites said...

No sense in letting campaign funds go to waste

Anonymous said...

Ironic that some of the money from Pawlowski's contributors will be used to pay a high-priced attorney, who will almost certainly be recommending that Pawlowski try to cut a deal by flipping on some of those same contributors.

Any way they could demand their money back?

Anonymous said...

Bernie
Would you be willing to find out who wrote such legislation, at least at the state level, to allow politicians to "dip into" their campaign funds to pay legal fees.
Why? Are they all corrupt?

Anonymous said...

Lawyer's, gun's & money. The root of our Evil!

Anonymous said...

Perfect

Anonymous said...

Speaking of lawyers, there seem to be a lot of them that the Feds are interested in.

Is that normal for this type of case?

Anonymous said...

Sy Traub is not a crook.

Anonymous said...

What Bernie,
Do they all have out of town lawyers oon retainer like there transeiat shooters¿ This is so the real circus ringmasters have no conection to the claiming of ignorance to the facts of there complicit oversights of this the Hole Brown Hole matter and the imported proffessional wrecking ball crews strategical placed in full operation¿

redd
patent pending

Anonymous said...

Sy is simply an idiot puppet of the first degree.

Chris Casey said...

Ah, Warren Zevon flashback time. "Send Lawyers Guns and Money" to Allentown. Too bad Zevon passed on a few years back. I could go for a "Werewolves of Allentown" version of his other great hit.

Anonymous said...

Now is the time to book Billy Joel.
Allentown is back on the national radar once again!!!

Ruben Amaro Jr said...

I'm paying for Pawlowski's lawyer are you questioning my Competence ?

Anonymous said...

..."saw Fleck drinking a Pina Colada at Chickie and Pete's, his hair was perfect."

Chris Casey said...

"Ahwooooooo, Werewolves in Allentown!"

Hey where can a Federal Witness get a good dish of Beef Lo Mein?

Anonymous said...

"Any way they (Pawlowski's campaign contributors) could demand their money back?"

No.

"Invest" more wisely next time, Democrats.


Anonymous said...

Good, he is a nice guy who pat toomey put the heat on. Dirty pool when it comes to toomey

Anonymous said...

The voters of Allentown are paying for the King's lawyer. Dave B and Lou H (who got robo-Spanged) called it pay and play in 2006, and yet everyone got caught up in the king's hype; now all you rats that voted for the guy are jumping ship - - you are to blame 100 %. Enjoy your higher water rates that are coming while you enjoy your arena (entertainment for the mob!)!

Anonymous said...

Watch HBO True Detective, Vinci=Allentown!

Anonymous said...

@933 you said it!!

Anonymous said...

Who's gonna pay Cunninghams legal bills.

Anonymous said...

Lots of people seem to have amnesia these days.

First they loved the rock star Pawlowski and took his grant monies.

Then they hated the corrupt Pawlowski and swore they had nothing to do with him.

Gotta love those self-centered Allentown Democrats who claim to care about the poor so much.

Celtic Warrior said...

Bernie boy grow a set and cover the drama llama that is W>E council

Smelly Kelly has hot new dew that rivals the Dandy Lion's, Noodlebrain is working on a stroke, and Gerry-atric seems more lost than Ronald Regan in his final years.