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Facing FBI Investigation for Bank Fraud, Jane and Bernie Sanders Lawyer Up

By Brian Skellenger

Amid allegations that Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, fraudulently obtained loans for the now-defunct Burlington College in Vermont during her tenure as president of the college, the senator and his wife have hired lawyers.

Reporters have known about the FBI's involvement in the investigation since April, but Bernie Sanders had previously refused to talk about the case, insisting that "it is nonsense."

It would appear that the Sanders are taking the case more seriously now.