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slush fund

n. a fund of money that can be used for various unofficial and discretionary purposes. How much is left in the slush fund?
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When he appeared for questioning on Friday, Lee had flatly rejected allegations that the group raised millions of dollars of bribery slush funds and illegally helped transfer control of the group to his son, Lee Jae-Yong.
President Roh Moo Hyun has decided to accept the resignation of the South Korean ambassador to the United States, Hong Seok Hyun, over his alleged involvement in donating slush funds to presidential candidates in 1997, Roh's spokesman said Tuesday.
Let the bad apples know that Uncle Sam doesn't have an unlimited slush fund to finance their reprehensible actions.
Trial Lawyers Association, a group that's as liberal as it is litigious--and a virtually bottomless slush fund for the Democratic Party.
He diverted millions of Oxy dollars into a private slush fund, using some of the money to build a college in hopes of getting nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Corrupt and undemocratic conditions within the United States government were evident last fall when Congress siphoned a half-billion dollars from an illegal slush fund maintained by the secretive spy satellite agency, the National Reconnaissance Office, and used it to fund more B-2 "stealth" bombers.
WASHINGTON -- Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) expressed indignation over the establishment by the House Armed Services Committee of the $1 billion Mission Force Enhancement Transfer Fund (MFET), a slush fund included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.
German football was thrown into turmoil on Friday when magazine Der Spiegel said the country's football officials had used a slush fund to win votes and land the 2006 World Cup.
THE EU wants to set up a slush fund, so that in future when the banks get into trouble instead of the taxpayer bailing them out it will be the slush fund.
Shortly before the holidays, we received notice from Wells Fargo that the bank was going to seize $100,000 for their credit card slush fund, essentially the same amount of money as our cash buffer with the bank," explained Hugh Fogel, president of unicahome.
A slush fund of pounds 3m will be spent on replacing wall-sized images of terrorists toting AK47s with less divisive images of cultural interest.
So, PM2B Gordon Brown prove your worth because any of us could run the country with a slush fund that size.
MILITARY detectives probing corrupt arms deals say they have found a pounds 60million slush fund used to bribe Saudi leaders.
What was once considered a bipartisan mechanism for supporting religious charities has unfortunately become a political slush fund for the White House to advance political purposes.