Skip to comments.Reid Contributor Hopes to Toss Remaining Campaign Finance Limits (Whittemore to get prison)
Posted on 04/06/2014 7:24:06 AM PDT by Libloather
A man convicted of making illegal campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would like to make a nightmare of one of the Nevada Democrats top lieutenants come true by eliminating all campaign contribution limits.
In a bit of irony perhaps, the same day that the Supreme Court issued the decision in the McCutcheon case, attorneys for Nevada developer and lobbyist Harvey Whittemore filed an appellate brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of the Appeals, seeking to overturn a federal conviction on illegal campaign contributions. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported that Wednesday was the deadline for Whittemores filing.
Whittemore was convicted last year on charges stemming from using straw intermediaries to get around the individual contribution limit of $4,600 in effect in 2007, for contributions to Reids campaign.
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Email alleges Whittemore's confession
An email attached to a new lawsuit against Harvey Whittemore alleges the embattled former lobbyist confessed to misappropriating his former company's funds to pay for a fundraiser for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and building the house of Reid's son, Leif.
Get rid of Reid and impeachment becomes possible
A delicious prospect...
Our “conservative” (I laugh) SCOTUS ruined America, perhaps beyond repair, with that decision. America is now being chopped up and sold.
Evil is written in the face and heart of Senator Reid. It is apparent to everyone except himself.
Please. If the GOP had a 60 seat majority you still won’t get 2/3.
I wonder if the recent ruling might affect Dinesh D’Souza’s case.
We’ll see what happens in November.
I wonder if Dinesh Dsouza can use the recent SCt decision as a defense.