McConnell’s Foreign Companies Raise Questions 

February 11, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Exotic locations, pirates on the high-seas, and a run for the US Senate sounds like an adventure novel, but a closer look at Senate candidate Jonathon McConnell’s business interests, raises questions about foreign registries and campaign disclosures.

McConnell has failed to meet required federal election deadlines, and left out key information on campaign reports, all which he dismisses as, “clerical errors.”

McConnell is the sole owner of Meridian Global Consulting, LLC, an Alabama-based LLC, maritime security provider, established in 2009, according to filings with the Secretary of State. He has also listed the company on his US Senate financial disclosure stating, it is an Alabama company and he is sole owner.
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Sessions Says Fast Track Authority Imperils Americans Jobs, Futures

June 25, 2015

 

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) issued a written statement after the Senate voted to advance six-year fast-track executive authority on a 60 to 37 vote. 

Alabama Senators Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby were in the position of opposing legislation that the GOP Senate leadership strongly supported.  On Wednesday, the overwhelming majority of Republican Senators managed to find just enough Democrats to join with them to cloture the filibuster. 
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