Under federal law, an individual could not donate more than $2,700 directly to Trump’s primary or general election campaign in 2016. A $130,000 payment would far exceed that limit. But federal investigators would have to weigh whether the payment was, indeed, about influencing the election.
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Compare that with the turnout for the 2016 presidential election, in which there was a 63 percent voter turnout in Taylor County, many lawmakers say they want to see that type of turnout—and even higher—for elections to state-wide offices. Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney provided local election … Source: Proposed Senate Bill 4 […]
Allegations of improper use of data on 87 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica, which was hired by President Donald Trump’s 2016 U.S. election campaign, has hurt the shares of the world’s biggest social network and prompted multiple official investigations. “Over the past several months, … Source: Cambridge Analytica and parent SCL Elections […]
By HOPE YEN, Associated Press. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t getting the facts straight when it comes to how he won the 2016 election. He’s denouncing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as a hoax, saying Democrats are … Source: AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews reasons […]