Giffords sues NRA alleging campaign finance violations
The complaint, filed by nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog Campaign Legal Center on behalf of Giffords, accuses the NRA of using shell companies to coordinate about $35 million of election spending illegally by running ad buys through what was actually a common vendor, in violation of FEC rules. “In addition to the NRA’s pretty significant illegal spending, we also have a systemic problem of the FEC not doing its job as a law enforcement agency,” Adav Noti, CLC’s vice president and legal director, asserted. The FEC, he argued, “hasn't been doing its law enforcement job for more than a decade now, and courts are starting to lose patience.”
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