Sponsor: A 527 group as labeled under tax code designations that can receive unlimited donations. Funded by the Democratic Governors Association.
Claim: “Tree.com: A company that paid Pat McCrory over $140,000 to sit on its board while he was mayor of Charlotte.”
Pat McCrory joined the Tree.com board of directors in January 2009. He served 14 years as mayor, ending in early December 2009. The ad doesn’t specify that McCrory’s tenure as mayor and board member overlapped for only about 11 months.