Those behind the wheel of the automobile bailout were not folks who build cars but cronies who successfully leveraged their highly placed connections. Indeed, lift the hood, and what you find is that the auto bailout was a classic tale of cronyism, in which the well-connected sped away with big bucks. Read the complete Washington Times article here. […]
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President Obama’s campaign and the Chinese government have blocked online donations from China, but the Obama camp appears to have done nothing to block illegal contributions from other countries. “[For Chinese users], the campaign has now blocked access from using the contribute page,” Peter Schweizer, whose Government Accountability Institute issued a report on illegal foreign […]
The Chinese government has blocked access to a Web site used as a conduit for donations to President Obama’s re-election, The Post has learned. The action comes following a report in Sunday’s Post that the Obama.com site had been registered to Robert Roche, an Obama campaign bundler who lives and works in China. An analysis […]
According to IRS statistics, from 2009 to 2011, the coverage rate (number of audits as a percentage of total returns filed) for corporations with assets between $10 million and $50 million has increased 32 percent. The coverage rate for corporations with assets between $50 million and $100 million has increased at the same rate. Some […]
FOX News Business host Lou Dobbs sits down with Stephen K. Bannon to discuss the revelations contained in the Government Accountability Institute’s 108-page investigation, America The Vulnerable: Are Foreign And Fraudulent Online Campaign Contributions Influencing U.S. Elections? Watch the FOX News Business interviewhere.
On America Live this afternoon, Trace Gallagher reported on the stark difference between the Obama and Romney campaigns when it comes to collecting contributions with no zip code, or a false one, listed for the donor. According to the Government Accountability Institute, a conservative group, the Obama campaign has collected more than $4.5 million, while the Romney […]
A soon to be released report from the conservative Government Accountability Institute shows that President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has increasingly collected more electronic donations from non-existent ZIP codes throughout the 2012 campaign cycle. From February through June this year the GAI findings reported that the Obama campaign collected $175,816.26 in electronic donations from non-existent […]
Chris Walker, a British citizen who lives outside London, told The Post he was able to make two $5 donations to President Obama’s campaign this month through its Web site while a similar attempt to give Mitt Romney cash was rejected. It is illegal to knowingly solicit or accept money from foreign citizens. To read […]
In a 109-page report published at a new website CampaignFundingRisks.com, the Government Accountability Institute alleges the current online campaign contribution system lacks accountability and transparency, making it highly susceptible to foreign and fraudulent gifts. To read the full ABC News story, click here.
Veteran Newsweek reporter Peter Boyer and GAI President Peter Schweizer report on the giant gap in our campaign-finance system that makes foreign and fraudulent donations possible. Click here to read the Daily Beast article.