Texts reportedly reveal Brett Favre was aided by Phil Bryant
Mary Peltola, a Democratic former state lawmaker, who won a special election to fill Alaska's sole U.S. House of Representatives seat, was sworn into office Tuesday (September 13), becoming the first Alaska Native to represent the state in Congress.
© Provided by The Spun October 16 2016: Brett Favre greets his wife Deanna during a Hall of Fame Ceremony during the Dallas Cowboys 30-16 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. (Photo by Larry Radloff/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
More troubling details begin to emerge from the Brett Favre, welfare scandal.
Wednesday night, The Athletic reported that Favre's foundation, aimed at helping cancer patients and those in need, gave money to Southern Miss athletics.
"Brett Favre’s foundation, aimed at helping disadvantaged children and cancer patients, gave funds to USM athletics," Katie Strang reported on Wednesday night.
Brett Favre's texts included in lawsuit over misspent Mississippi welfare funds
Text messages released as part of a civil lawsuit related to misspent welfare funds in Mississippi allegedly show former Gov. Phil Bryant worked to help NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre obtain funds to build a volleyball facility at the University of Southern Mississippi. “Just left Brett Farve (sic). Can we help him with his project,” Bryant wrote to Nancy New, the founder of the nonprofit Mississippi Community Education Center, in a July 2019 message. “We should meet soon to see how I can make sure we keep your projects on course.
From the report:
From 2018-2020, Brett Favre’s charitable foundation, Favre 4 Hope, which has a stated mission to support disadvantaged children and cancer patients, donated more than $130,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation during the same years that Favre was working to finance a new volleyball center at the school.
"Rewriting the history books and telling my children Donald Driver went from catching touchdowns from Doug Pederson to Aaron Rodgers," one fan wrote.
"Brett Favre is pure evil, man," one fan added.
"Favre shouldn't be a Packer hall of famer anymore. And the Packers should unretire number 4," another fan added.
"So not only did he defraud the poorest state in the nation and its poorest citizens, but he also used kids with cancer as a lure to create a slush fund for USM sports? Bruhhhhhhhh," another fan added.
Good luck moving forward, Brett...
Brett Favre reportedly made another questionable funding move .
Brett Favre has a passion for funding volleyball facilities. The question of how he provided those funds has become a matter of great public interest and an issue for law enforcement. Somehow, his situation keeps getting worse. The Daily Beast reported Wednesday that the Hall of Fame quarterback used $60,000 from his non-profit foundation for Read more The post Brett Favre reportedly made another questionable funding move appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.