FEC Fines Hillary Clinton, DNC Over Russia Dossier Hoax

Hillary Clinton and the Democrat National Committee(DNC) were smacked by a series of hefty fines from the Federal Election Commission(FEC) for their lies regarding the funding of the now-discredited Russia dossier

On Tuesday, the FEC said Clinton’s 2016 campaign and the DNC violated strict rules regarding the disclosure of expenditures of payments funneled to the opposition research firm Fusion GPS through their law firm, Perkins Coie.

The Washington Examiner reports:

A combined $1,024,407.97 was paid by the treasurers of the DNC and Clinton campaign to the law firm of Perkins Coie for Fusion’s information and the party and campaign hid the reason by claiming it was for legal services — not opposition research.

Instead, the DNC’s $849,407.97 and Clinton campaign’s $175,000 covered Fusion’s opposition research on the dossier, a basis for the so-called “Russia hoax” that dogged Trump’s first term.

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