‘This is not a novel concept’: FEC chair brings the hammer down on foreign influence after Trump’s widely panned interview on the same topic
|06/14/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Federal Election Commission chair Ellen Weintraub, a Democrat, issued a scathing statement for “anyone running for public office.”
- Her statement comes one day after an interview, in which President Donald Trump suggested he may not alert the FBI if a foreign power handed him damaging information about a political opponent.
- “Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and anyone running for public office: It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a US election,” she said in a statement.
- Weintraub previously served as counsel to the read more >>>