Daily: Fischer campaign pooling funds to pay off unsettled debts

Unsuccessful presidential candidate Jan Fischer, who finished fourth in the first round of the country’s first direct presidential election in January, is pooling funds to pay off unsettled campaign debts, reports Mladá fronta Dnes. According to the Czech daily, Mr Fischer received a donation of 2 million crowns from lawyer Daniel Palko this week. The head of his election team Jan Pirk said that additional funds would gradually be added. Some creditors to Mr Fischer’s campaign have reportedly already received first instalments.