How real “foreign meddling” works: SuperPacs

Posted: March 19, 2019 in -
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RECORD FINES OVER FOREIGN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

 

In a four-part investigation published in August 2016, Intercept reporters Lee Fang and Jon Schwarz uncovered evidence proving for the first time that foreign money was being funneled into U.S. elections after the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. They found that a Chinese citizen directed the U.S. corporation he controlled to donate $1.3 million to a super PAC supporting Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign.

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