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  • BLM Co-Founder Appears To Violate IRS Laws On CNN

    06/28/2020 5:33:43 AM PDT · by gattaca · 54 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 26, 2020 | Elle Reynolds
    A co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network weighed in on the 2020 election, in an apparent violation of Internal Revenue Service laws prohibiting 501(c)(3) organizations from engaging in campaign activity. Patrisse Cullors, in her official capacity as a co-founder of the BLM Global Network, told CNN on June 19 that “our goal is to get Trump out.” “Trump not only needs to not be in office in November but he should resign now,” she insisted. “Trump needs to be out of office. He is not fit for office.” According to the IRS, a 501(c)(3) organization “may not participate...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Donations to BLM Are Funneled Through Democrat Related ActBlue and Handled by Organization Led By Member of Weather Underground Terrorist Group

    06/25/2020 8:15:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/25/2020 | Joe Hoft
    We reported on May 30th the recent riots in Democrat-led cities around the country were coordinated and related to three main groups: 1) US based Islamist Organizations, 2) Domestic terrorists, and 3) Others related to the Democrat Party. Today we uncover a fourth major contributor, a Clinton pardoned member of the Weather Underground, Susan Rosenberg. There clearly was no reason for the mass riots taking place around the country after the death of the individual at the hands of the police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Everyone who saw the police brutality was appalled and outraged at the sight of the policeman...
  • Twitter: Trump's Minnesota tweet violated rules on violence

    05/29/2020 1:06:21 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 63 replies
    Axios ^ | May 29, 2020 | Ina Fried
    Twitter said Friday morning that a tweet from President Trump in which he threatened shooting in response to civil unrest in Minneapolis violated the company's rules. The company said it was leaving the tweet up in the public interest. Why it matters: The move exacerbates tensions between Twitter and Trump over the company's authority to label or limit his speech and, conversely, the president's authority to dictate rules for a private company.
  • Charge Twitter with a campaign finance violation

    05/29/2020 4:08:04 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 29 2020 | Jacob Dreizin
    This piece will not provide a deep historical background of the Trump-Twitter dispute. We know what is going on. After years of ignoring propaganda, misinformation, threats, and slander from “bad actors” such as China, Iran, evil corporations, leftist Jew-haters, Michael Avenatti, Hillary Clinton, the Covington accusers, and all the many Democrat-aligned perpetrators of the Russia Collusion Hoax, Twitter has finally made a move, five months before our Presidential Election, to attempt to humiliate Mr. Trump and challenge him on his facts, specifically on a potentially life-or-death matter of electoral survival for the Democrat Party. A desperate gamble chiefly attributable to...
  • Indiana Governor To Churches: Worship As I Say Or Be Shut Down

    04/10/2020 8:29:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 10, 2020 | Joy Pullman
    The governor is telling Christians how worship must be done and with stricter rules than for all other public gatherings. That is none of his damned business. It is a fundamental aspect of constitutional law and historic American practice that no government may tell citizens how to worship. How one worships is a sacred duty that our laws and traditions have reserved entirely to the individual’s conscience, completely outside of the bounds of government interference.Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, however, has decided that this natural right secured in both the Indiana and national constitutions is something he is allowed to waive...
  • Treasurer of Multiple Political Action Committees Sentenced for Filing False Reports with the FEC

    02/21/2020 3:14:41 PM PST · by ransomnote ^ | February 21, 2020 | DOJ
    A Virginia political consultant who served as the treasurer of multiple Political Action Committees (PACs) was sentenced today to one year and a day in prison followed by two years of supervised release for lying to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) about approximately $32,500 in payments of Political Action Committee (PAC) money that he directed to himself and a close friend.Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger of the Eastern District of Virginia, and Assistant Director in Charge Timothy R. Slater of the FBI’s Washington Field Office made the...
  • Michael Bloomberg Isn’t Really Running For President, And That Should Worry You

    01/29/2020 10:52:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    The Federalist, ^ | January 29, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    The staff, the ad spending, the campaigning -- Michael Bloomberg was going to do all of this to defeat President Donald Trump already. Doing it as a 'candidate' excempts him from limits on PACs and political donations. There is very good reason to believe Michael Bloomberg isn’t actually running for president.Of course, there is plenty of evidence to the contrary. For one, he declared he is. He’s also hired more than 1,000 staff and is still expanding, offering salaries far above campaign averages. This week, he became the first of the declared candidates to have campaigned in all 14 states...
  • Watchdog files FEC complaint against pro-Sanders nonprofit

    01/22/2020 12:19:15 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 1 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 22, 2020 | By BRIAN SLODYSKO
    The watchdog group Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, alleging that Our Revolution, a political nonprofit organization founded by Bernie Sanders, violated campaign finance law by accepting donations in excess of federal limits while boosting his White House ambitions. The complaint comes after The Associated Press reported earlier this month about the donations. Our Revolution has denied any wrongdoing. A spokesman declined to comment. Sanders’ campaign also did not respond to a request for comment. The campaign finance act says groups established by federal officeholders or candidates cannot raise money for federal electoral activity...
  • Left-wing Groups Reject Bipartisan Plea for Fully Functional FEC

    01/13/2020 6:54:49 PM PST · by Missouri gal · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 13, 2020 | Andrew Kerr
    A coalition of mostly left-wing groups Monday rejected a bipartisan call for the immediate nomination and confirmation of six new members of the Federal Election Commission. The FEC has only three active members on its six member board, rendering it unable to meet its four member quorum to enforce campaign finance laws.
  • Two Giuliani associates linked to Ukraine investigations indicted on campaign finance charges

    10/10/2019 7:52:39 AM PDT · by maxtheripper · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/10/19 | Ronn Blitzer | Fox News
    "Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are accused of using a limited liability company to make political contributions related to American elections, in violation of FEC prohibitions against contributions from foreign nationals. Both men have been linked to Giuliani’s efforts to conduct investigations in Ukraine." “Parnas and Fruman, who had no significant prior history of political donations, sought to advance their personal financial interests and the political interests of at least one Ukrainian government official with whom they were working,” the indictment says."
  • Planned Parenthood announces record-high election spending ahead of 2020

    10/09/2019 11:08:56 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 9, 2019 | by Kate Smith
    Planned Parenthood announced on Wednesday it plans to spend at least $45 million ahead of the 2020 elections, the most it has ever spent during an election cycle. The push comes as abortion rights are under assault across the Midwest and South, with state lawmakers passing abortion bans and restrictions aimed at capturing the attention of the Supreme Court. The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, radio and mail programs in battleground states across the country, according to a press release. Planned Parenthood Votes, the independent expenditure political committee arm of the reproductive health giant,...
  • FEC chair questions legitimacy of Trump's election, Electoral College

    09/02/2019 6:20:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 178 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 2, 2019 | Paul Bedard
    The chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission has raised new concerns about the legitimacy of elections like that of President Trump, who lost the popular vote but won an Electoral College victory. Ellen Weintraub, who has stepped up criticism of Trump’s claims of voter fraud, said she is worried that Americans will lose faith in elections where the Electoral College and not the popular vote rules. Appearing on MSNBC, she said that when she explains the U.S. system to foreign observers, they appear confused. Weintraub said she explains that typically a presidential candidate wins both the Electoral and popular vote...
  • Sources: Omar's husband confirms she was married to her own brother

    09/04/2019 5:26:40 AM PDT · by libstripper · 78 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | Sept. 3, 2019 | WND Staff
    The legal husband of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and the father of her three children, Ahmed Hirsi, has confirmed to friends that the congresswoman married her brother in a fraudulent immigration scheme, according to sources who spoke to Powerline blogger Scott Johnson. Hirsi has said, however, that he did not know at the time that Omar was married to her brother, Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, Johnson wrote Tuesday.
  • Rep. Omar dismisses questions about alleged affair, campaign funds as 'stupid'

    08/30/2019 7:06:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/30/19
    Aug. 29, 2019 - 3:10 - Rep. Ilhan Omar under fire from Federal Election Commission; Gillian Turner has the details.
  • Liberal FEC chairwoman targets online news she considers ‘fraudulent’

    08/30/2019 10:41:07 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 27 replies ^ | 8/30/19 | Paul Bedard
    New concerns are being raised that online conservative media outlets could face federally imposed censorship going into the 2020 elections. Years after Republicans on the Federal Election Commission claimed Democrats were targeting conservative speech on outlets like the Drudge Report, the liberal head of the FEC is teaming with an anti-Trump free speech advocacy group to host a symposium targeting online “disinformation.” The September event is inspired by Russia’s online efforts during the 2016 election and is expected to include Republicans and Democrats as well as big internet firms such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Politico reported this week that...
  • Dem FEC Chief’s Trump Attack Sparks Top House Admin GOPer’s Challenge

    08/28/2019 10:16:11 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    theepochtimes ^ | August 28, 2019 | MARK TAPSCOTT
    WASHINGTON—Federal Election Commission (FEC) Chairman Ellen Weintraub’s renewed feud with President Donald Trump over voter fraud allegations from the 2016 election has the ranking House Committee on Administration Republican asking some pointed questions about excessive partisanship within the regulatory panel. “Recently, I believe this tone of partisanship has been amplified by some at the Commission,” Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) said in a letter to the FEC’s leadership made public Tuesday. “Partisan attacks only serve to undermine your work and the work of the entire Commission staff,” Davis said. He was writing on behalf of the three Republicans on the Administration...
  • Ilhan Omar’s Campaign Funded Travel For Man She’s Alleged To Have An Affair With, Records Show

    08/27/2019 5:10:05 PM PDT · by libstripper · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Aug. 27, 2019 | Andrew Kerr
    Rep. Ilhan Omar’s campaign has disbursed tens of thousands of dollars in “travel expenses” to the company owned by the political strategist whose wife accused him Tuesday of having an affair with the Minnesota Democrat. Federal Election Commission (FEC) records reveal the Omar campaign began making travel reimbursements to Tim Mynett’s company, E. Street Group, LLC, on April 1, about a week before Dr. Beth Jordan Mynett said her husband admitted to having an affair with the congresswoman, according to a divorce filing the New York Post first reported on.
  • Virtually No One In Ocasio-Cortez’s District Has Donated To Her Re-Election Campaign

    08/14/2019 1:03:40 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 53 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 08/14/19 | RYAN SAAVEDRA
    A new analysis of those who have given political contributions to socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) reelection campaign has reportedly found that only 10 contributors live inside her district. "The FEC only requires that political campaigns disclose the names and addresses of individuals who contribute over $200 to their campaigns during an election," The Daily Caller News Foundation's Andrew Kerr reported. "The $1,525.50 Ocasio-Cortez received from her New York constituents represents less than 1% of her campaign's itemized contributions reported to the FEC in the first half of 2019." While Ocasio-Cortez has outraised all other freshman representatives, the DCNF found...
  • Ocasio-Cortez’s Known Donors From Her Own District Are Nearly Non-Existent, FEC Records Show

    08/14/2019 1:43:09 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 7 replies ^ | August 13, 2019 | Andrew Kerr
    Only 10 people who live within Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional district have been recorded making donations to her reelection campaign in 2019, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis of available Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings. Ocasio-Cortez outraised all other 87 freshmen representatives in the first half of 2019 in individual contributions, but the New York Democrat came in second-to-last place in terms of reported itemized contributions from the people she represents.
  • Joaquin Castro's 'Doxxing' of Voters Is Un-American

    08/09/2019 4:41:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | August 9, 2019 | David Harsanyi
    This week, Democratic Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, who chairs the presidential campaign of his twin brother, Julian, tweeted the names and employers of more than 40 San Antonians who maxed out their donations to President Donald Trump's reelection campaign. Mind you, the federal maximum is $2,800 per individual, so we're not talking about nefarious millionaires and billionaires or political activists or public figures. The congressman curated a list of retirees and business owners whose only sin was displeasing Castro. The congressman claims he was targeting voters who "are fueling a campaign of hate that labels Hispanic immigrants as 'invaders.'" First...