Newly leaked documents from the Democratic National Committee suggest that high-level Democratic donors and fundraisers were rewarded with ambassadorships and other federal positions in return for their dollars. The leaks were published late afternoon on Tuesday by WikiLeaks.
The following list was posted by a sleuthing Reddit user, and shows donors (ranked by total amount given) and the position to which they were eventually appointed:
It seems just about any cushy federal appointment can be purchased for the right price.
The Democratic National Committee has released a statement about the leaks, saying that the organization is a “victim” and all but blaming Donald Trump for the hacks:
The DNC is bracing itself for the release of more documents pic.twitter.com/y1uVz8jUW9
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 13, 2016