Grabbing & Holding Power Is Game Name; Who Really Has the Power in U.S. Government? New Media & Groups Seem to Control House & Senate With Dark Money from Lobbying;

GOVERNMENT

SITUATION:
Changes to the election ecosystem are occurring in 4 categories — institutions, endorsements, media & donors.
These changes have enabled lobbying & donor money to control governmental & legislative bodies.
See the startling lists below:

Who had the lobbying power?:
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce
• The NRA
• The Koch network
• Heritage Action
• The Drudge Report
• National Review
• Conservative movement groups,
• Tea Party Express, FreedomWorks and the Senate Conservatives Fund.

Who has the lobbying power now?
• Donald Trump
• Tucker Carlson
• Family and former aides to Trump
• Fox News
• Club for Growth
• Daily Wire
• Breitbart News
• Online influencers,
• Steve Bannon
• Susan B. Anthony List.

SOURCES:
The new GOP kingmakers: Out with the Kochs, in with Tucker –
https://www.yahoo.com/video/gop-kingmakers-kochs-tucker-103008196.html

The new GOP kingmakers: Out with the Kochs, in with Tucker –
https://www.yahoo.com/video/gop-kingmakers-kochs-tucker-103008196.html

Contribution limits for 2021-2022 federal elections

    Recipient
    Candidate committee PAC† (SSF and nonconnected) Party committee: state/district/local Party committee: national Additional national party committee accounts‡
Donor Individual $2,900* per election $5,000 per year $10,000 per year (combined) $36,500* per year $109,500* per account, per year
Candidate committee $2,000 per election $5,000 per year Unlimited transfers Unlimited transfers
PAC: multicandidate $5,000 per election $5,000 per year $5,000 per year (combined) $15,000 per year $45,000 per account, per year
PAC: nonmulticandidate $2,900* per election $5,000 per year $10,000 per year (combined) $36,500* per year $109,500* per account, per year
Party committee: state/district/local $5,000 per election (combined) $5,000 per year (combined) Unlimited transfers Unlimited transfers
Party committee: national $5,000 per election** $5,000 per year Unlimited transfers Unlimited transfers

 

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