Comment: Foreign Nationals & PAC contributions

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Foreign Nationals & PAC contributions

Here is the FEC site re Foreign Nationals:
http://www.fec.gov/pages/brochures/foreign.shtml

Here is the U.S. code re FEC rules for foreign nationals
http://uscode.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscvie...

What I have read is that foreign donors can not (or is it "should not", in order to avoid appearance of illegality & later problems?) donate to PACs for a single candidate. However, they can donate to PACs created to support several candidates (known as multi-candidate PACs supporting 5+ candidates I think).

I don't have an official link for that last info so I can't confirm it. Anyone else?

Not only is it illegal, but anyone who encourages it can face fines AND criminal prosecution.

So I'm sure they checked with someone specializing in election law (or if not they should!)

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