“DOJ & FEC Complaints Filed for Apparent ‘Straw Donor’ Contributions to Trump Campaign”

Release via email: Today, Common Cause filed complaints with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging reason to believe that a Florida businesswoman violated campaign finance laws by enlisting and reimbursing “straw donors” tens of thousands of dollars … Continue reading

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NYT Reporting Suggests That Cindy Yang Illegally Funneled Contributions Through Conduits to Reach $50,000 Threshold for Picture with Donald Trump

This story is going to get bigger: The Republican National Committee promised an “evening reception with Donald J. Trump” last March at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.A contribution of $2,700 toward the president’s re-election would get you in … Continue reading

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North Carolina Elections Board Issues Unanimous 46-Page Damning Set of Factual Findings and Legal Conclusions Related to Bladen County #NC09 Absentee Ballot Crimes, Explaining Why It Ordered New Election

From the introduction: A new election is the gravest remedy available to this State agency that has, for a century, supervised elections meant to ensure “[a]ll political power is vested in and derived from the people; all government of right … Continue reading

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“Deny, defy, disdain: Georgia election chief adopts familiar voting security strategy”

Politico: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is no longer the state’s chief election official — but his combative style in defending its insecure voting technology lives on.Fellow Republican Brad Raffensperger, Kemp’s successor as secretary of state, has been pursuing the same … Continue reading

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Attorney Who Negotiated with Michael Cohen Over Stormy Daniels Payments Said Payments “Done for Political Reasons”

ABC News interview: Keith Davidson, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels and Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, detailed his role in negotiating hush-money deals to keep both women quiet about alleged affairs with Donald Trump, claiming a $130,000 payment to Daniels was … Continue reading

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Open Secrets Describes Hidden Money Trail Supporting Kavanaugh, Judicial Nominations with Leonard Leo and PR Firm Which Concocted Zillowgate Nonsense Against Dr. Ford at Center

Open Secrets: Newly obtained tax records shed additional light on the web of “dark money” organizations tied to President Donald Trump’s top judicial adviser that were used to funnel millions to organizations that boosted the Supreme Court nominations of Neil … Continue reading

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“U.S. Cyber Command operation disrupted Internet access of Russian troll factory on day of 2018 midterms”

WaPo: The U.S. military blocked Internet access to an infamous Russian entity seeking to sow discord among Americans during the 2018 midterms, several U.S. officials said, a warning that the Kremlin’s operations against the United States are not cost-free.The strike … Continue reading

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In #NC09 Election Hearing, Mark Harris’s Lawyers in Potential Trouble for Not Turning over Relevant (and Damaging) Emails and Other Subpoenaed Material

NCSBE attorney @josh_lawson says the documents were specifically mentioned in the subpoena and within its scope. Lawson- "we have been aware of those documents that have never been produced for quite some time." #NC09— Joe Bruno (@JoeBrunoWSOC9) February 21, 2019 … Continue reading

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