Trump on Wednesday told us that he would accept electoral help from a foreign source again: nothing wrong with it. Of course, had he read a newspaper in the last 240-odd years, he would have known that it is, in fact, illegal.
Yesterday the 2019 head of the FEC, Ellen Weintrub issued a tweet: “Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and anyone running for public office: It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election. This is not a novel concept.”
The chair posted the memo on Twitter, along with an expression of disbelief.
“I would not have thought that I needed to say this,” she tweeted.
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