Sen. Warnock’s Church Salary Raises Ethics Concerns

By Peter Malbin (Newsmax)

August 22, 2023

Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., allegedly used an accounting loophole to rake in more than four times the outside income limit for senators in 2022, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

Warnock earned $155,000 in 2022 while serving as a part-time pastor at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, according to his latest financial disclosure, the Free Beacon reported.

“That far exceeds the $30,000 outside income limit for lawmakers in the upper chamber, but the Democrat senator claimed $125,000 of his pastor pay for the year was actually ‘deferred compensation’ for services he rendered to the church before he was sworn into office on Jan. 20, 2021,” the Free Beacon wrote, saying the “deferred compensation” arrangement seems fabricated.

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