Skip to comments.Franken asks FEC to probe U.S. Chamber's funding after report
Posted on 10/06/2010 5:36:01 PM PDT by Nachum
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Wednesday to investigate the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's funding for its political activities.
Franken wrote FEC Chairman Matthew Petersen to ask for a probe into whether the Chamber is indirectly using money from foreign corporations to finance its political operations, which have largely targeted Democrats, this cycle.
"I am writing to ask that you investigate these claims, enforce existing laws and regulations prohibiting foreign spending in American elections, and strengthen those very last through new regulations and policy guidance," Franken wrote.
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I do believe the GOP retakes the House. Now, whether they have the stones to do anything with it is in question.
That is the big unknown.
can we look at Minnesota ACORN records, Stuart?
Ha ha ha ha ha ha Franken always good for a laugh.
Did you notice that he was to investigate if any foreigners are giving money to US elections? That’s the biggest joke that I have ever heard.
Did you ever hear of Barack insane Obama? How he got it like to do with $800 million in donations in approximately half of it coming in from foreigners using cash cards convenient stores? Or big rich supporters from overseas for example the Middle East or elsewhere?
Yo, Al Franken, could you investigate some of that?
I didn't know this child could write.
Corporations, like natural persons, do not need to accept limits on their right to speak or advocate their interests, whatever those are.
Yeah, it’s not like any Hungarian money has ever found its way to the US political system...
I worked for the FEC for over 5 years, nothing moves quickly, by design!
Franken can F off.
Franken is dumber than a bag of maggot-infested vampire camel excrement. Does he honestly think his fellow anti-Constitutionalists would come out on the losing side in a competition between his side and our side for political funding from foreigners? Is he really that ignorant about foreign affairs?
Thats not going to happen. Anything you do to them, they will do to you when they regain power. That old saying "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," actually means something in DC.
What about all the lousy unions that people don’t voluntarily join and have money extorted from their paychecks to pay for #$@S democrats?
Just more fascist intimidation.
Wait and see how much you like the 16,000 new IRS agents whose job is to threaten and intimidate people that can’t afford health insurance OR the illegal fines levied upon them for being unable to afford insurance.
I STILL can’t believe that the people of Minnesota eelcted AL STUPID FRANKENSTEIN!!
Applying the Law of Liberal/Narcissistic Projection (i.e., they always accuse their enemies of doing what they, themselves, are doing or plan to do), the FEC would be wise to combine this investigation into one into whence comes al Franken’s campaign and PAC money. They might start with an inquiry into funds flowing in, say, just before a-Freak endorsed the Ground Zero Gloat Mosque.
What, maybe he’s going to go after Rotary next?
Wow. Hubris and hypocrisy go hand in hand, don’t they? (And how does Gorelick even find the time to be so near the center of so many disasters?)
Ssshhhhhh.... Don't give them ideas.
I wonder if Weird Al will do the same about the League of Leftist Women Voters ?
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