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Judicial Watch Calls on FEC to Investigate McCain .... (Rothschild connection)
Judicial Watch ^ | Apr 24 2008 | Judicial Watch

Posted on 05/03/2008 1:24:00 PM PDT by wesley_windam-price

McCain Campaign May Have Accepted In-Kind Contribution from Foreign Nationals in Contravention of Federal Election Laws

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Washington, D.C. Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a formal complaint, dated April 22, 2008, with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) related to a fundraising luncheon held at London’s Spencer House to benefit Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign. The venue for the event was apparently donated to the campaign by foreign nationals, in violation of federal campaign finance laws.

“Recent news reports suggest that Sen. John McCain and John McCain for President may have accepted an in-kind contribution from foreign nationals Lord Rothschild OM GBE and the Hon. Nathaniel Rothschild of Great Britain in contravention of federal election laws,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton wrote in a complaint letter dated April 22, 2008. “On behalf of Judicial Watch and its supporters, I hereby request that the FEC investigate the matter.”

The McCain fundraiser was held on March 20, 2008 at London’s Spencer House, billed as “London’s most magnificent 18th century private palace.” The McCain campaign distributed an invitation indicating that the site for the luncheon had been provided “by kind permission of Lord Rothschild, OM GBE and the Hon. Nathaniel Rothschild,” who are both foreign nationals. In statements to the press, the McCain campaign referred to the luncheon as a “fundraiser.”

While it is, as yet, unclear how much money was raised during the luncheon, had the venue not been donated to the McCain campaign, the net profit from the event would have been significantly reduced. The donation of the venue, therefore, represents an illegal in-kind campaign contribution.

According to 2 U.S.C. § 441e, Contributions and donations by foreign nationals, it is illegal for any foreign national to “make a contribution or donation of money or other thing of value” to a Federal, State or Local election. (Judicial Watch filed a similar complaint on April 14, 2008, concerning a fundraiser by Elton John for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.)

“The Clinton campaign recently accepted an in-kind contribution in the form of a fundraising concert by Elton John. And now the McCain campaign has apparently run afoul of federal election laws with this foreign fundraiser. The FEC must treat these incidents seriously, and hold any campaign that accepts contributions from foreign nationals accountable. We cannot allow these presidential campaigns to play fast and loose with the law,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: corruption; cuepatrioticmusic; cuespookymusic; election; fec; judicialwatch; mccain; rothschild
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McCain is a Rothschild puppet. No wonder he is the nominee!
1 posted on 05/03/2008 1:24:01 PM PDT by wesley_windam-price
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To: wesley_windam-price

Oh noooooooooooooo! It’s the Joooos


2 posted on 05/03/2008 1:27:20 PM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: wesley_windam-price
“The FEC must treat these incidents seriously, and hold any campaign that accepts contributions from foreign nationals accountable. We cannot allow these presidential campaigns to play fast and loose with the law,” stated Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton...”

“With the ONLY exception of when a Clinton states they just “can't recall” knowing anyone or anything!”

There FIXED it!

3 posted on 05/03/2008 1:29:29 PM PDT by poobear (tagline is on a coffee break!)
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To: wesley_windam-price

” . . . the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, . . .”
When did Judicial Watch get the power to prosecute anythbing? Somebody is dreaming.


4 posted on 05/03/2008 1:30:49 PM PDT by em2vn
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To: wesley_windam-price

There’s nothing here. This got plenty of publicity when it happened and I’m sure everything was done by the book.


5 posted on 05/03/2008 1:33:57 PM PDT by Norman Bates (Freepmail me to be part of the McCain List!)
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To: em2vn

Better yet, what in the heck have they ever done!


6 posted on 05/03/2008 1:34:04 PM PDT by gulfcoast6
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To: wesley_windam-price

the last time Judicial Watch did anything useful it was.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


7 posted on 05/03/2008 1:34:40 PM PDT by Soliton
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What kind of money does the JW take in today?.......


8 posted on 05/03/2008 1:37:57 PM PDT by deport ( -- Cue Spooky Music --)
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To: wesley_windam-price

I thought he was an Illuminati puppet. This is so confusing!


9 posted on 05/03/2008 1:39:23 PM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: wesley_windam-price

Anyone who says anything bad about McCaine is corrupt , corrupt I tell ya .


10 posted on 05/03/2008 1:39:43 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know)
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I’ve often wondered about this in-kind stuff. How much “in-kind” contribution did Obama get when Oprah Winfrey came to his fundraiser? If you had to pay her, surely it would have been tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Still, it would be shocking to me if this case had merit. McCain understands the stupid campaign laws, and if opening a private venue is an “in-kind” contribution, I would presume he would have paid for it.

But I thought politicians had fundraisers in people’s homes all the time, and I never heard they had to pay the “use cost” of the facility.


11 posted on 05/03/2008 1:46:22 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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McCain is a Rothschild puppet. No wonder he is the nominee!

Oh, so the Rothschilds made all those voters cast their votes for McCain?

12 posted on 05/03/2008 1:47:10 PM PDT by MitchellC (Thomas Sowell: 'I will be delighted.. if someone with such views gets elected.' ArmorforCongress.com)
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Oh, so the Rothschilds made all those voters cast their votes for McCain?

I think the Build-a-Burgers underwrote the Rothschild's expenses in that regard.

It's all very complicated, but if you join the John Birch Society they'll straigten you out on it in a jiffy.

13 posted on 05/03/2008 1:54:32 PM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: wesley_windam-price

Everyone should be investigating Tom Fitton. Hey, Tom, you owe Peter Paul millions of dollars you never spent on his case. Scumbag.


14 posted on 05/03/2008 2:00:19 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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When did Judicial Watch get the power to prosecute anything? Somebody is dreaming.

Did Larry win or lose when he sued his mother?

I forget.

15 posted on 05/03/2008 2:06:05 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: wesley_windam-price

Judicial Watch? Have they EVER won a case? Ever????? Or are they just a fund raising org?


16 posted on 05/03/2008 2:06:48 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
"How much “in-kind” contribution did Obama get when Oprah Winfrey came to his fundraiser?"

Or how about another Brit, Elton John, playing at a hillary fund raiser? Wonder what that's worth... Or Elvis Costello. Or the many other foreign celebrities who assist her campaign. I'm sure JW will be right on it.

17 posted on 05/03/2008 2:10:56 PM PDT by ETCS
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Better yet, what in the heck have they ever done!

Fund-raising.

18 posted on 05/03/2008 2:12:57 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: Dog Gone

“I thought he was an Illuminati puppet. This is so confusing!”

I’ll try to explain it to you (Remember you didn’t hear it for me)

The Rothschild’s are under the control of the Bildeburgers,
who are under the control of the Illuminati,
who are under the control of the CFR
who are under the contol of the Skull and Bones society
And they are ALL under the control and ever watchful eye of the White House nightshift pastry chef


19 posted on 05/03/2008 2:43:51 PM PDT by Valin
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To: wesley_windam-price

He gave us McCain Feingold to protect us from stupid politicians like JOHN McCAIN who just can’t turn down a free lunch. Now what?


20 posted on 05/03/2008 2:44:36 PM PDT by nkycincinnatikid
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