1/ The lawsuit notes that the FEC’s nonpartisan general counsel’s office recommended that the commission find reason to believe Scott broke the law by failing toTimely file paperworkAbout hisCandidacy andThat theFEC conductA fullIinvestigation.[bit.ly/3jNXhda]
2/ Yet “despite compelling evidence,” the FEC deadlocked along partisan lines and closed the case.
SYSTEM ‘UNDERMINED’[Read more at bit.ly/3jNXhda By Dan Christensen via Florida Bulldog @Florida_Bulldog]
3/ “The Commission’s refusal to enforce the law has allowed wealthy donors, including corporations, to sidestep FECA’s contribution limits...[Read more at bit.ly/3jNXhda By Dan Christensen via Florida Bulldog @Florida_Bulldog]
4/ ...by making unlimited contributions to a super PAC established, financed, maintained, or controlled by candidate Scott,” the lawsuit says.[Read more at bit.ly/3jNXhda By Dan Christensen via Florida Bulldog @Florida_Bulldog]
5/ “Without enforcement…the integrity of our system of representative democracy is undermined.”[Read more at bit.ly/3jNXhda By Dan Christensen via Florida Bulldog @Florida_Bulldog]

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