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@SenRonJohnson Named in lawsuit: @NRA busted giving #Trump 9,259 times the legal limit: Bombshell








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NRA busted giving Trump 9,259 times the legal limit: Bombshell campaign finance lawsuit

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NRA busted giving Trump 9,259 times the legal limit: Bombshell campaign finance lawsuit

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) was sued in federal court on Tuesday for allegedly failing to enforce campaign finance laws against the National Rifle Association (NRA). Giffords, the nonprofit...



NRA busted giving Trump 9,259 times the legal limit: Bombshell campaign finance lawsuit



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Bob Brigham

24 Apr 2019 at 19:54 ET

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) was sued in federal court on Tuesday for allegedly failing to enforce campaign finance laws against the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Giffords, the nonprofit organization founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) after she survived an assassination attempt, sued the FEC for allegedly allowing the NRA to violate campaign finance law — including to help Donald Trump.
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The new lawsuit, reported by BuzzFeed court and justice reporter Zoe Tillman, mentions the word “Trump” thirty-five times.

“Plaintiff’s complaints demonstrate that the National Rifle Association (“NRA”) violated the Federal Election Campaign Act by using a complex network of shell corporations to unlawfully coordinate expenditures with the campaigns of at least seven candidates for federal office, thereby making millions of dollars of illegal, unreported, and excessive in-kind contributions, including up to $25 million in illegal contributions to now President Donald J. Trump,” the lawsuit charged.
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The lawsuit claims a “shell company” was created to bypass campaign finance law.

“By coordinating their advertising strategy in this manner, the NRA-PVF and the NRA-ILA have made up to $35 million in contributions to candidate campaigns since the 2014 election, in excess of the contribution limits, in violation of the source restrictions, and without the disclosure required under federal law. This includes up to $25 million in coordinated, illegal contributions to the Trump campaign in 2016,” the lawsuit argued.

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And Trump wasn’t the only Republican listed in the lawsuit. The lawsuit also named Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Montana state auditor Matt Rosendale, who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in 2018.

“Taken together, these facts demonstrate an elaborate scheme for the NRA to unlawfully coordinate with the candidates it supports for federal office, including Donald J. Trump, Thom Tillis, Cory Gardner, Tom Cotton, Ron Johnson, Matt Rosendale, and Josh Hawley, while evading detection of its violations of federal law concerning the coordination of advertising communications through common vendors,” the lawsuit argued.



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Reply @SenRonJohnson Named in lawsuit: @NRA busted giving #Trump 9,259 times the legal limit: Bombshell (Original post)
riversedge Apr 2019 OP
Botany Apr 2019 #1
NCjack Apr 2019 #2
dlk Apr 2019 #3
Buffalo Soldier Apr 2019 #4
Progressive Jones Apr 2019 #5
riversedge Apr 2019 #7
Duppers Apr 2019 #6

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:53 PM

1. And was that money from Russia?

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212037032


And didn't Johnson and 6 other GOP senators and 1 congress critter visit
Russia July 4th 2018?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:55 PM

2. Sen. Thom Tillis busted -- hot diggity damn! nt

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 09:58 PM

3. Maria Butina, the Russian Spy, Was Involved with the NRA

Likely laundered Russian money.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Apr 24, 2019, 10:57 PM

4. Nancy

 

Dems need to go hard....at the NRA right now. Their star trek protective shield is down. Trump head will expode and we would name the next generation of our girls...Nancy.

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Response to Buffalo Soldier (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 12:55 AM

5. K & R !!!

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Response to Buffalo Soldier (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 03:01 AM

7. kick 🌊🌊🌊 #FlipItBlue #BlueWave2020 #VoteThemOUT 🌊🌊🌊

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Apr 25, 2019, 01:10 AM

6. Would love to see North and Trump as cellmates.

Both are criminals.

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