Tag: FEC Complaint

BREAKING: Free Speech For People Sues Federal Election Commission for Failing to Investigate Trump and Trump Campaign’s Role in McDougal Hush Money Payoff

Washington, D.C.—Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission for failing to investigate a $150,000 “hush money” payment made in 2016 to Karen McDougal, one of President Trump’s former mistresses, under federal campaign finance law. The investigation is necessary because, even after federal prosecutors have investigated some of the parties involved,
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FSFP Amends Complaint in McDougal Case: Urges FEC to Seek Cohen Tapes

Amended FEC Complaint Alleges that President Donald J. Trump and Attorney Michael Cohen Broke Federal Campaign Finance Laws by Coordinating with American Media, Inc. on “Catch and Kill” Payment for Trump Adultery Story Free Speech For People, the First Government Watchdog Group to File a Complaint with the FEC Against American Media, Inc. and Trump
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New Filing Demands that FEC Investigate Russian Facebook Ad Buys

Today, Free Speech For People and Campaign for Accountability filed an additional amendment to our joint FEC complaint filed May 3, 2017. This second amendment to the complaint provides new information which has come to public light in reporting since the May 3 filing
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Federal Election Commission Responds to the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Friday, January 13, the Federal Election Commission filed its response in the federal lawsuit that could end super PACs. This case seeks the reversal of the 2010 lower federal court ruling in SpeechNow.org v. FEC, which unleashed super PAC spending in US elections, and which is vulnerable to being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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