MADISON, WI—Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Federal Election Commission Chair James Trainor III requesting an immediate investigation into Jared Kushner’s failure to disclose political receipts and expenditures for his shell company, American Made Media Consultants (AMMC), which spent $617 million in campaign money in support of President Trump’s reelection efforts this election cycle.
According to recent reporting, in April 2018 Jared Kushner helped create AMMC, and in 2019 the Trump campaign funneled over $600 million to the shell company which it spent on the President’s reelection campaign. AMMC also appointed Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump as its president, Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew John Pence as its vice president, and the Trump campaign’s Chief Financial Officer Sean Dollman as its treasurer and secretary.
According to the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, failure by a political committee—any group of people who spend more than $1000 to influence a federal election—to report expenditures can lead to a civil penalty, which in this case could be more than $1 billion, as well as criminal violations punishable by up to five years in prison.
“The law is clear—Jared Kushner openly violated campaign finance law and must be held accountable,” said Congressman Pocan. “As this President continues to pardon members of his criminal enterprise, we cannot allow hundreds of millions of dollars to go unaccounted for this election cycle. This President and his family of advisors are attempting to skirt political finance laws and make one last profit while occupying the White House. These grifters must be investigated immediately.”
See the full letter below and here.