Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday demanding an investigation into online campaign contributions to the president’s reelection campaign.
“[T]he President’s campaign committee does not use the industry standard practices to guard against receiving fraudulent or excessive contributions via the internet,” Priebus alleges in the letter. “As a result, the President’s campaign committee is vulnerable to the receipt of prohibited contributions. Their failure to adhere to the industry standard has caused these questions regarding whether the campaign is deliberately inviting prohibited contributions.”
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