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POLITICS (National, State/Alabama): U.S. Senate election, Alabama, Roy Moore, Foundation for Moral Law, compensation?: "Undisclosed deal guaranteed Roy Moore $180,000 a year for part-time work at charity" ....  

***U.S. Senate election, Alabama, Roy Moore, Foundation for Moral Law, compensation?

* Washington Post (Steven Boburg, Robert O'Harrow, Jr.):  "Undisclosed deal guaranteed Roy Moore $180,000 a year for part-time work at charity" - From the WP:

Former Alabama judge Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, once said publicly that he did not take a “regular salary” from the small charity he founded to promote Christian values because he did not want to be a financial burden. But privately, Moore had arranged to receive a salary of $180,000 a year for part-time work at the Foundation for Moral Law, internal charity documents show. He collected more than $1 million as president from 2007 to 2012, compensation that far surpassed what the group disclosed in its public tax filings most of those years.

When the charity couldn’t afford the full amount, Moore in 2012 was given a promissory note for back pay eventually worth $540,000 or an equal stake of the charity’s most valuable asset, a historic building in Montgomery, Ala., mortgage records show. He holds that note even now, a charity official said.

A Washington Post review of public and internal charity documents found that errors and gaps in the group’s federal tax filings obscured until now the compensation paid to Moore, whose defeat last month of President Trump’s choice for Republican nominee in the Senate race will likely embolden far-right challengers to the party’s mainstream incumbents. Moore is the front-runner in the race to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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An Internal Revenue Service audit of the Foundation for Moral Law’s 2013 finances, provided by the charity, concluded that ..................