Organizing for Action, President Barack Obama’s dark money group, will accept donations from labor unions, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
Former Bush administration ethics attorneys are raising concerns over the close relationship between a pro-Obama dark money group and the White House.
The new Obama advocacy nonprofit Organizing for Action is reportedly considering a merger with a left-wing umbrella group whose financiers have ties to Palestinian terrorists and Central American Marxists.
Only in its first week of operation, the Obama campaign 501(c)4 is soliciting financing from major corporations like Lockheed Martin, Citi, and Duke Energy, Politico reports.
What was once the Obama reelection campaign will be relaunched Sunday as a tax-exempt 501(c)4, able to accept unlimited donations to advocate on behalf of President Obama’s second-term agenda.
President Obama once called Super PACs a “threat to democracy.” Now, CNN reports Wednesday that Obama for America working on the “restructuring” of the group into a 501(c)4 or a Super PAC.
The Associated Press reported Monday that aides to Gov. Bobby Jindal have used personal email accounts to discuss “media strategy” surrounding Medicaid cuts in Louisiana, linking Jindal to former Alaska governor Sarah Palin—and neglecting to mention White House use of the practice.