Bond actor donates $47,000 to Sanders PAC
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Daniel Craig has donated $47,300 to a super-PAC supporting Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersProgressive House Dem pushes for vote on 'Medicare for all' bill Castro takes steps toward likely 2020 bid Election Countdown: Lawsuits fly in Florida recount fight | Nelson pushes to extend deadline | Judge says Georgia county violated Civil Rights Act | Biden, Sanders lead 2020 Dem field in poll | Bloomberg to decide on 2020 by February MORE’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, according to the Center for Public Integrity (CPI).

The actor, however, famous for his portrayal of MI6 spy James Bond, gave money to a group that Sanders has disavowed.


The contribution was made out to Americans Socially United, which was formerly called “Ready for Bernie Sanders 2016” and “Bet on Bernie 2016.”

Those names confused Sanders supporters, who thought they were donating directly to the campaign.

Sanders, who is unflinching in his advocacy for campaign finance reform, has asked Americans Socially United to stop campaigning on his behalf.

His campaign sent the PAC a cease and desist letter in June.

Craig told the CPI that he believed the money would be used to help Sanders, who is competing for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton and now leaders her in polls of Iowa and New Hampshire. 

“Currently, I have been informed of no evidence to question that my donation has not been used as intended,” Craig said. “Should that situation occur, then clearly, I will review my position.”