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Investigative Team Update: Left-Wing Groups Sandbag The FEC, Update On Flint’s Water Fiasco, Ocasio-Cortez’s...

Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill sat down with Daily Caller News Foundation investigative reporters Andrew Kerr and Luke Rosiak Thursday for our weekly investigative team. These are the three stories the team discussed. Left-Wing Groups Reject Bipartisan Plea For Fully Functional FEC Before 2020 Elections A Full Third Of Flint’s Emergency $390 Million Water Funds Did…

Left-Wing Groups Reject Bipartisan Plea For Fully Functional FEC Before 2020 Elections

January 13, 2020 4:52 PM ET 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 commissioners on its six-member board, rendering it unable to meet its four-member quorum to enforce campaign finance…

Two Florida Businessmen Helping Investigate Ukraine-Biden Charged with Unrelated Campaign Finance Violations

Two Florida businessmen, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who were reportedly helping Rudy Giuliani with his Ukraine investigation were arrested late Wednesday on unrelated charges they violated campaign finance laws when donating to Republicans, including a pro-Trump super PAC, according to reports. The Campaign Legal Center, a transparency advocacy group, filed a complaint against the…

Rashida Tlaib Under Review of House Ethics Panel over Alleged Campaign Finance Violation

Far-left “Squad” member Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is under the review of the House Ethics panel over allegations of a campaign finance violation. The House Ethics panel confirmed a probe into a possible campaign finance violation, spurred by questions surrounding Tlaib’s decision to use her 2018 campaign funds to pay herself following the November 6 election,…

RNC Announces Record $23.5 Million Raised in August

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is announcing this week that it raised a record $23.5 million in August and now has $53.8 million cash on hand, according to a report from Fox News. Fox News noted the significance and said the RNC’s “August fundraising total was the highest recorded in August during an off-cycle year by…

FEC Hamstrung As Third Commissioner Announces Resignation

August 26, 2019 5:07 PM ET The vice chairman of the Federal Election Commission announced his resignation Monday, rendering the nation’s electoral watchdog incapable of taking action on enforcement matters in the lead-up to the 2020 elections. The FEC will have three vacancies on its six-member board after Republican Matthew Petersen leaves the FEC at…

Report: Feds Looking into AOC’s Ex-Chief of Staff for Possible Campaign Finance Violations

Possible campaign finance irregularities by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s former chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti may form the basis of a federal probe, according to a report in the New York Post. This follows news Friday that Saikat Chakrabarti, the congresswoman’s chief of staff since January, and Corbin Trent, her communications director, would be parting ways with…

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