Famed comedian and Michael Moore stunt double Rosie O’Donnell is in hot water. It has been reviled that she has not once but five times exceeded the legal limit in donating to progressive Democrats running for office. According to the New York Post, which conducted an extensive investigation of candidates’ FEC filings, O’Donnell has routinely donated more than the FEC allows: a mere $2,700 per candidate per election cycle. Donors are free to give amounts exceeding that $2,700 limit to super PACs or other organizations supporting the particular candidate but must limit all personal donations.
With the use of an online donation platform ActBlue, O’Donnell admits to donating to candidates who vocally oppose President Donald Trump’s agenda, but says she assumed that if she donated more than the legal limit, the candidates would return the money.
O’Donnell claims the overages were all a mistake, telling the Post she did “nothing nefarious.”
“I was not choosing to over donate,” she said. “If 2700 is the cut off — [candidates] should refund the money,” she wrote. “I don’t look to see who I can donate most to … I just donate assuming they do not accept what is over the limit.”
When the Post asked how much O’Donnell donated to various candidates, she told them that she has “no idea” and that she assumed Act Blue and others “limit donations to the max allowed.” Her brother, Tim, she says, handles her finances and makes the donations.
Hmm a democrat who can’t seem to take responsibility for her actions…sound familiar
Wait a minute there Rosie. According to the Federal Election Commission Report when you made your combined $5,400 in contributions over the limit to the five candidates, You did it using five different New York addresses and four variations of Your name. Doesn’t seem like much of an accident, does it?
Is this a good time to bring up Dinesh D’Souza. You remember him right? He’s a political commentator, author, and filmmaker. Who in May 2014, pleaded guilty to one felony count of making illegal contributions in the names of others.
In September 2014, the court sentenced D’Souza to five years probation, eight months in a halfway house (referred to as a “community confinement center”) and a $30,000 fine.
Did I mention that he’s a Republican? Yeah, he over-donated once. The Republican he donated to. Wendy Long, Wendy ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the United States Senate. Oh, and she is also a personal friend of Mr. D’Souza. Let’s see if the law is applied equally here. Regardless the law is the law And Mr. D’Souza had the balls to man up and take responsibility for his mistake. Come on Rosie, Where are your balls. your not fooling us.
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