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Itís True, Ted Cruz May Have Violated Election Law With Super PAC Ads
Lawnewz ^ | 4:07 pm, April 6th, 2016 | Rachel Stockman

Posted on 04/07/2016 9:26:00 AM PDT by Red Steel

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To: Responsibility2nd

He may have unpaid parking tickets. He may have beat up Harry Reid. He may have used a personal email server. What difference does it make?


21 posted on 04/07/2016 9:44:12 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Just mythoughts

“Inadvertent” ranks up there too.


22 posted on 04/07/2016 9:44:41 AM PDT by proust (Texans for Trump!)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant

He’s already there in some of the Trumpette’s eyes.


23 posted on 04/07/2016 9:45:09 AM PDT by mrpotatohead
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To: Red Steel

Lol.


24 posted on 04/07/2016 9:45:23 AM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Red Steel

Lawnewz.com website created June 11, 2015. Trump campaign announced June 16, 2015. Hmmmmmm...


25 posted on 04/07/2016 9:46:50 AM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: Red Steel

Any time a post title starts “It’s True” followed by “May Have” you know it’s bogus.


26 posted on 04/07/2016 9:46:54 AM PDT by Roses0508
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To: Responsibility2nd

If you have purchased the mattress, you as the consumer can remove it.


27 posted on 04/07/2016 9:47:36 AM PDT by PJBankard (Political Correctness has killed America. It is time America is resurrected.)
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To: Red Steel

It’s actually ridiculous that sponsoring an event that the candidate speaks at isn’t coordination anyway. (Though I know it’s the guideline provided.)


28 posted on 04/07/2016 9:47:41 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Red Steel

How do you get “It’s true” and “may have” into the same headline?

“This activity arguably falls into the gray area — it’s unclear how the FEC rules would apply to this political advertising strategy,” Paul Ryan with the non-partisan Campaign Legal Center told LawNewz.com. Here’s an example of an ad featuring Ted Cruz that appears to be shot at least partially shot at a Keep The Promise super PAC event:

“To be clear, election experts we consulted for this story agree that the FEC has not determined whether what Cruz did is legal or not. An official from the FEC told LawNewz.com that this isn’t something that Commission has ever addressed. It is definitely a murky area.”


29 posted on 04/07/2016 9:47:58 AM PDT by G Larry (ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS impose SLAVE WAGES on LEGAL Immigrants.)
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To: Durbin

Trump gets nothing but negative press from Fox. All negstive, all the time.


30 posted on 04/07/2016 9:47:58 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Red Steel

>>>It’s True, Ted Cruz May Have Violated Election Law With Super PAC Ads<<<

That is a misleading headline on so many levels.

Either he did or he didn’t, but you can’t say “It’s a fact! Cruz MIGHT have . . .”

Most people; however, wouldn’t get past the “IT’S TRUE!” and then see what they want to see.


31 posted on 04/07/2016 9:48:03 AM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx D)
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To: Red Steel

Ah the culture of Luze, and the comments down thread confirm that any belittling of ethics and legal principles are just fine for their holy roller lawyer.

A decanter of Nixon doused over a bed of ignorance is what is found here.

The Party of Reagan, this foolery is nowhere near.

The Party of Romney holds these leashed Luze monkeys of Rovery while the skullduggery of Bush conveys their repugnant odor.

Carry on Luzers.


32 posted on 04/07/2016 9:49:07 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: Red Steel

The article states Cruz “may” have coordinated but only sites the PAC may have violated by using his speech. Seems to be grasping.


33 posted on 04/07/2016 9:49:41 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Red Steel

“Could have”, “May have”’ Are these legal terms? Are these what Trump uses to sue people?


34 posted on 04/07/2016 9:50:59 AM PDT by Starstruck (I'm usually sarcastic. Deal with it.)
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To: Red Steel

I find it odd that his SuperPAC was allowed to host the event where Glenn Beck offered him the fake oath.

That one seemed like it crossed the line.


35 posted on 04/07/2016 9:51:22 AM PDT by Jane Long (Go Trump, go! Make America Safe Again :)
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To: Organic Panic

The Super-PAC can’t violate the anti-coordination laws by itself.


36 posted on 04/07/2016 9:52:17 AM PDT by PJBankard (Political Correctness has killed America. It is time America is resurrected.)
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To: Red Steel
The devastating conclusion of the piece - is thie prohibited activity?

A. " The answer is: we don’t know, it could be."

/s

Which of course also means "we don’t know, it may not be."

Since complaints to the FEC take years to resolve, this is something we will not know, definitively, until the election is long over. Of course, that is assuming a complaint is ever filed. And the point of a lot of these accusations that fly in the midst of a campaign is not to resolve the issue, but merely to make the charge. So, my money is that this will never evolve into a complaint before the FEC. Or maybe it will, just as soon as Trump's legal team is done drafting that often referred to suit over ballot eligibility.

37 posted on 04/07/2016 9:53:05 AM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: Reaganite Republican

////My ass he did

Trump surrogates have little blogs all over the place and try to pitch for him. They cannot win on issues and always turn to lying and cheating. As if. If any of the hundreds of tiny blogs with stories about Cruz lying or cheating had any credibility the major papers and TV outlets would be all over it like white on rice. I don’t get why they think it will work as it won’t, oh well.


38 posted on 04/07/2016 9:54:42 AM PDT by libbylu (Cruz: The truth with a smile.)
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To: Red Steel

Just send iCarly another $500,000. She will fix it for him.


39 posted on 04/07/2016 9:56:19 AM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: Red Steel
The rules around what it means to ‘coordinate’ are murky.

If the rules are murky ... you can bet lawyer Cruz exploited the rules to 'coordinate' with his super PACs. He is in 'do anything to win' mode right now ... since he is loosing badly in the voting booth.

40 posted on 04/07/2016 9:59:06 AM PDT by dartuser
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