The FEC Effectively Shuts Down. What Happens Next? | NBC News Now

The FEC Effectively Shuts Down. What Happens Next? | NBC News Now
The FEC Effectively Shuts Down. What Happens Next? | NBC News Now
So the FCC has gone dark on. This is the first time since 2008, because they do not have enough members to meet there statutory Coram. What that means is that they need for members to meet to vote on rules over sea American elections, to make sure that campaigns aren’t violating election law, and they only have three members now, because the Publican member resigned ahead of the 2020 election. We have dozens of campaign running for president for the senate for house before the FCC shutdown. They were proposing a new rule to tighten the way in which foreign governments try to interfere in our election, particularly it was. It was prompted by the controversy around the Trump Tower meeting and they wanted to tighten the rules to make sure that no one affiliated with the foreign government can offer a campaign information for something that could be considered value information because there’s somewhat of a loophole. Allow foreign interference in the election the right now the FEC cannot meet. They can’t vote on matters of if someone filed the complaint that says that this campaign violated election law, the FEC cannot legally meet to vote on whether or not to punish that campaign. Christopher Wray, the FBI director, has talked about how foreign governments are still trying to interfere in American elections in the FTC is the front line agency that can stop a lot of that from happening. There is a republican lawyer that President Donald Trump nominated in 2017 for the FEC that nomination was sent back to the White House. The White House been resubmitted it in 2018. That number can has been held up ever since people have been pressuring Senate Majority Leader Mitch. Mcconnell to bring the nomination to vote Mitch, McConnell Kors has downplayed the threat of foreign election interference in the election opportunity. Russia, he has installed a number of election security measures. That Democrats and Republicans have put up in the Senate to secure American election zamfir is. Is bad campaigns will simply not follow, because there’s no one there to prosecute it, they they will continue to review investigations. They can’t start new investigations into campaign. Cftc is vitally important to just make sure that dark money blowing into American elections are being monitored and there’s somebody they are. Who can stop people from violating the law? Nbcnews viewers YouTube channel,
The Federal Election Commission does not have enough members to keep functioning and NBC News’ Dartunorro Clark explains what this means for the 2020 elections.
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The FEC Effectively Shuts Down. What Happens Next? | NBC News Now

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