PHOTOS: Thompson Fundraiser Has Rap Sheet

Records show Philip Martin sold drugs, took bets and now has tax debts to face.

Thompson Fundraiser Has Rap Sheet

Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
In a television appearance Sunday, Thompson confirmed his friendship with Martin but said he first learned of Martin's criminal past on Saturday. But Thompson said Martin has "paid his debt to society" and he would not "throw him under a bus" because of the recent revelations.

After Thompson's Nashville homecoming this past June, the candidate and Martin boarded his jet on their way to Columbia, S.C., for the next event on Thompson's "testing the waters" phase of this campaign. (ABC News)

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