Skip to comments.Secret FBI Documents Reveal Kerry Accepted Laundered Contributions
Posted on 08/25/2004 3:52:32 PM PDT by libs_kma
Senator Also May Have Set Up Meetings Between Chinese Firms, U.S. Officials
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released recently declassified documents showing that Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry accepted laundered contributions for his 1996 re-election campaign from the Communist Chinese government and that, in exchange, he may have arranged meetings between Chinese aerospace executives and U.S. government officials.
Obtained from the FBI through Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act requests, the documents are related to the FBIs Chinagate investigation into the Clinton campaigns acceptance of contributions from Communist Chinese government sources. Among the documents released is an investigative outline dated March 27, 1998, that details the FBIs proposed areas of inquiry into the actions of Democratic fund-raiser Johnny Chung, including questioning him about meetings Sen. Kerry set up with China Aerospace executives and about a fund-raising event for the senator in Los Angeles. The other document, dated Aug. 24, 1998, requests a polygraph of Chung, mentioning that he laundered contributions for the Clinton/Gore 96 election campaign and for Sen. Kerry. The documents are heavily redacted, and Judicial Watch is appealing the FBIs decision to keep secret portions of the documents.
Chung pled guilty in March 1998 to election law violations and, in a plea bargain, began cooperating with the FBI. Judicial Watch represents Chung in a lawsuit against Justice Department officials who, during the Clinton administration, leaked information about Chungs cooperation with the departments Campaign Finance Task Force. The unauthorized and illegal release from a sealed plea agreement of information, including the fact that he and his family were in protective custody in California, put the lives of Chung and his family in jeopardy.
These disturbing FBI documents raise further questions about Sen. Kerrys involvement in what looks like a quid pro quo (cash for meetings) with the Communist Chinese, said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
This is going to hurt you more than it hurts us.
Im switching over to CBS, Im sure they are going to lead with this story..
Why is this not surprising (if true)?
Kerry'll ask Bush to make the FBI "stop picking on me boohoooo"
So they have proof he was in bed with the Cintons on this. The Clintons and all involved in Chinagate should do serious jail time. They gave information to our enemies that was very damaging to our national security. This was serious as could be and entirely IGNORED by our mainstream socialistic media!
THe FBI is clearly a bunch of Bush flunkies, trying to smear the noble Kerry.
I know it's Judicial Watch and they are less than reliable, but if this stuff is in the secret FBI files, Kerry may have to withdraw from the race.
Sen. John Kerry in Hanoi seated under a bust of Communist Vietnam's deceased leader, Ho Chi Minh
NOTE: Wait for confirmation from a second, more reliable source. Credibility is just a wee bit thin with this organization.
No it's not...it will hurt us more than him.
The statuate of limitations will have expired and JW will once again have failed to get in front of anything but itself.
You are right. Too bad it is Judicial Watch. Just who that matters is going to pay attention? Because, it is JW. Shame, a real shame...
I know the Lord works in mysterious ways, but I sincerely hope that Larry isn't going to be His conduit.....re: the October surprise.
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