Contribution Limits

Trump says he’d consider accepting information from foreign governments on his opponents

Washington Post reports that President Trump “said he would consider accepting information on his political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the intelligence community and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election”  and that “he wouldn’t necessarily alert the FBI if a foreign country approached his…

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Trump Super PAC Endorsement Lays Bare Illegal Operation of Trump’s Outside Groups

Donald Trump’s official endorsement of the super PAC America First Action as the sole “approved” outside group of the President fully validates Common Cause’s 2018 Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaints that the President and the groups are violating federal campaign finance laws. Today, Common Cause supplemented its original complaints to include President Trump’s illegal…

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Howard Schultz delays decision on 2020, Biden the factor

Fox Business reports that “[b]illionaire businessman and former Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz has delayed his decision on whether to run for president as an independent as he assesses the possibility of former Vice President Joe Biden capturing the Democratic nomination, FOX Business has learned.”

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Bullock announces run for president

The Missoulian reports that Montana Democratic governor Steve Bullock is running for president, becoming the state’s first politician ever to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.

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Trump political machine sets massive fundraising target

POLITICO reports that President Donald Trump’s officially “approved” outside political machine, super PAC America First Action and 501(c)(4) America First Policies, which Common Cause has alleged in DOJ and FEC complaints are illegal, is “setting a $300 million fundraising goal and is pitching major GOP donors on a plan to target six swing states that…

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