What Special Counsel Mueller’s Report Tells Us About Campaign Finance Law and Foreign Interference


This issue brief analyzes how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election exposed gaps in both the scope and enforcement of existing campaign finance law. Specifically, it describes how Congress and the FEC should close the digital disclosure gap for online political ads and how the FEC needs to enforce the law for civil violations, such as soliciting contributions from foreign nationals.