WikiLeaks: Clinton Camp Plotted to Circumvent Clean Election Laws
The Clinton campaign sought to use election law loopholes to maximize their coordination with independent big-money committees, all while suing the Republicans if they attempted similar tactics.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been running on a platform that includes campaign finance reform, including overturning Citizens United v. FEC, the landmark 2010 Supreme Court decision that allowed larger political speech activities for nonprofit committees.
Despite that court decision, it is still illegal for campaigns to directly coordinate with these nonprofit committees, known as super PACs, to advocate for the election or defeat of specific candidates. Super PACs in turn can garner unlimited donations from individuals and corporations. – READ MORE