Testimony on Foreign Money in Elections

Testimony before the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs

Scott Walter’s Testimony Before the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs
Written Testimony: text
Oral Testimony: video (below)
Texas Senate website (about 1:20:41)

An overwhelming majority of Americans want foreign money kept out of our elections, and existing federal and state laws partially bar this outrageous intrusion, but loopholes remain, and abuses continue. That explains why in other states, too, pressure is growing to close those loopholes. The most notable abuse involves the Swiss foreign national Hansjörg Wyss, the billionaire who funds the Wyss Foundation and its connected 501(c)(4) “dark money” nonprofit, the Berger Action Fund.

Scott Walter

Scott Walter is president of Capital Research Center. He served in the George W. Bush Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and was vice president at…
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