Team Obama exploiting campaign finance loopholes?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:22
- Date Oct 9, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Yesterday about a bombshell report the Obama campaign -- actively soliciting donations from foreigners apparently which is illegal.
You've heard of voter fraud.
This is don't a fraud.
They have a massive apparatus that goes from social media -- to digital.
Mining to to fund raising.
And what they've done they've got every tool available standard tools that they can use to check if you want to buy a -- But what they do is -- -- regular website or -- to their donate page and they have no security at all we don't know because of the disclosure requirements.
How much money is getting through what they tell us is that they have a sort of backhand the procedure at the end to make sure this is not happening but we update the work for every every -- Although an Obama campaign official tells Fox News that the basic charge here in the story is baseless.
Is there any -- donor loop all going on here Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior has been looking at what he -- I haven't I've read the entire report a 108 page called America the vulnerable put up by the government accountability.
Institute and it's it's a big big problem.
In American politics at the congressional level and particularly they looked at the Barack Obama campaign.
And what they found is looking at several of the web sites first -- Obama dot com 43%.
Of the traffic to that web site.
Goes to the donation page there -- from foreign countries so from foreign.
People on the on the computer and that's illegal.
To solicit foreigners is illegal -- -- Mike Barack Obama dot com.
20% of the links are foreign based and then the third Obama dot com.
Which isn't even older by the president's people -- -- business thin man named roach who's won the president's big.
Biggest contributors and -- added 2011.
State dinner with the Chinese president.
At the White House war in Manhattan here.
Obama done that traffic and you -- buy dot com -- area -- sharing his thoughts on him Shenzhen had.
Based -- -- rare -- man he does intellectuals and made millions of dollars.
And -- Obviously they focused on the Obama campaign because they saw that is the biggest problem.
-- -- accuse them of willingly breaking the law.
But at the least there's an exploitation it appears -- of an -- loophole when you send out.
-- two foreign nationals at the same time don't check.
The credit cards yeah which they accuse the Obama campaign of doing.
For illegal contributions.
Is right and it's a crime to solicit.
Foreigners -- for obvious reasons big problem in the -- national park for a long time.
But focused here in 2012.
We've got a statement from Barack Obama dot com -- FA Obama for America does not accept donations from foreign nationals or any other in eligible individual and the campaign voluntarily goes.
Above and beyond.
Commitments to ensure the integrity fundraising efforts.
Some -- it is -- it is indeed all right.
Let's hope they continue to look at this to figure out whether or not there has been -- -- you don't you think this report is it applies to world a lot of folks Republicans and Democrats Peter thank you very.