On Wednesday, Former President Donald Trump responded to the Election Commission fining the DNC and the Clinton Campaign for “violating the law.”
As we previous reported:
According to Washington Examiner, the Federal Election Commission has fined the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for lying about funding the infamous and discredited Russian “dossier.”
Clinton and the DNC used the famed dossier to try to discredit Donald Trump just weeks before the 2016 presidential victory.
The violation concerns funds inappropriately funneled to the opposition research firm, Fusion GPS.
Trump issued an email statement in response:
“Breaking News: Wow! Just out that the 2016 Clinton Campaign and the DNC paid the FEC today for violating the law by failing to disclose that their payments for ‘legal advice and services’ to law firm Perkins Coie was, in fact, a guise to hire numerous companies, all of whom are now named Defendants in my lawsuit, to try and take down and illegally destroy your favorite President, me,” Trump wrote.
“This was done to create, as I have stated many times, and is now confirmed, a Hoax funded by the DNC and the Clinton Campaign. This corruption is only beginning to be revealed, is un-American, and must never be allowed to happen again,” he added.
“Where do I go to get my reputation back?” Trump concluded.
The Washington Examiner broke the story of the FEC’s decision noted the following details:
“A combined $1,024,407.97 was paid by the treasurers of the DNC and Clinton campaign to law firm Perkins Coie for Fusion GPS’s information, and the party and campaign hid the reason, claiming it was for legal services, not opposition research.”
“Instead, the DNC’s $849,407.97 and the Clinton campaign’s $175,000 covered Fusion GPS’s opposition research on the dossier, a basis for the so-called “Russia hoax” that dogged Trump’s first term.
“The memo said that the Clinton campaign and DNC argued that they were correct in describing their payment as for “legal advice and services” because it was Perkins Coie that hired Fusion GPS. But the agency said the law is clear and was violated.”
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