Skip to comments.Clinton campaign broke election laws with dossier author payment, lawsuit claims
Posted on 06/19/2019 5:12:02 PM PDT by jazusamo
A conservative nonprofit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Hillary Clinton campaign of violating election laws when it paid British citizen Christopher Steele to gather Kremlin-provided political dirt on candidate Donald Trump.
Though not stated outright, the lawsuit argues that Democrats violated an admonition issued last week by Federal Election Commission Chairman Ellen L. Weintraub. She decreed that political campaigns cannot accept anything of value from foreign nationals.
The lawsuit from The Coolidge Reagan Foundation says the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee accepted something of a value from a foreign national, Mr. Steele, in the form of Kremlin anti-Trump smut.
The suits purpose is to persuade a federal judge to order the FEC to vote on whether to open a formal investigation. Coolidge Reagan filed an FEC complaint in August. It was accepted for review, but there has been no formal commission action, according to Dan Backer, the foundations founder and president.
Ms. Weintraub issued her warning on June 13 after President Trump told ABC News that he would listen to foreign allegations against a political appointment.
Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and anyone running for public office: It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election, said Ms. Weintraub, a Democrat. This is not a novel concept. Electoral intervention from foreign governments has been considered unacceptable since the beginnings of our nation.
Ms. Weintraub pinned the statement to her Twitter page, with the headline I would not have thought that I needed to say this.
The Coolidge Reagan Foundation said that during the 2016 election, Democrats did precisely what Ms. Weintraub described.
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Meanwhile at the super secret underground lair of the doh-j-—— crickets............
Meanwhile at the super secret underground lair of the doh-j- crickets............
You must not have read a lot of the posts on here. There have been a lot of Capitalized BOOMS threads. According to the posts, everyone is going to jail. That is why Hillary is hiding.
And slowly people wake up and say ... wait ... Hillary did that. And we knew she did that. And ... and ... hey, this could be bad.
The FEC helpfully chimed in exclaiming how wrong this would be, and not just that, but how obviously wrong this would be.
Sorry, that was a never Trumper insult letter. The tone and timing were unmistakable.
“It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election”
I doubt that that is in alignment with the law. How do you know something has value until you’ve heard it. How do you know sometimes even after you’ve heard it.
BOOM! Clinton campaign broke laws. I am so shocked.
What year, 2018, 2017? How long has the FEC sat in this?
Many of us talked about this, but the Coolidge Reagan Foundation is suing the Clinton campaign.
I think that’s the new part of the story.
GOOD FOR THEM
SMILES!!! Txt me when Hillary is perp-walked.
To be thrown out for lack of standing by some activist judge?
There are only two things the Clintons care about, power and money. It is my hope that both die dirt poor and utterly disgraced in public view.
The DNC and Clinton campaign paid money for it, it seems they thought it had value.
Yep, that’s what it is.
That was its intention for sure, but now she has to explain why she sat on the issue with regards to Hillary. Her actions do not match her bombastic condemnation.
so they investigate and want to impeach the Victim , D’oh
I agree with you.
In my opinion, this is exactly why President Trump said that to the “little wise guy”. Checkmate Democrats.
I’d settle for side-by-side 9x12 supermax cells at Leavenworth.
“The DNC and Clinton campaign paid money for it, it seems they thought it had value.”
Definitely, and what they did was definitely illegal.
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