Non-profit files FEC complaint against Hillary, DNC over funding of dossier

Non-profit files FEC complaint against Hillary, DNC over funding of dossier
Hillary Clinton

[Ed. – It’s a fair point. We’ll see where it goes (if we can trust the FEC process, of course). I’ve always thought it would be hard to make the case that Fusion-type oppo research really constituted “legal services” for a political campaign.]

The non-profit Coolidge Reagan Foundation on Thursday filed a Federal Election Complaint against Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the Democratic National Committee, their law firm Perkins Coie, and Christopher Steele, the ex-British spy that authored the “pee dossier,” for violating campaign finance laws.

The non-profit charged that those parties hid payments made to and received by Fusion GPS, the firm that hired Steele to produce the dossier, in violation of finance laws. …

The 22-page complaint walks through in detail how Clinton and DNC officials colluded with Steele and anonymous former and current Russian officials to produce a dossier aimed at influencing the 2016 elections, and violated election laws while doing so. …

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The non-profit argued that that since Fusion GPS’s work was to further the Clinton campaign and the DNC’s political goals, rather than providing legal advice or assisting with any litigation, it was not protected by attorney-client, work-product, or any other privileges.

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