COSPONSOR THE “SECURE OUR DEMOCRACY ACT”

We invite you to join us as original co-sponsors of the “Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act,” otherwise known as the “SECURE Our Democracy Act.” This important legislation, which we have introduced in each of the
past two congresses, would hold Russia accountable for interfering in our 2016 presidential election and deter future attacks on our democracy by any foreign actor.

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COSPONSOR: Inaugural Fund Integrity Act (HR 1382)

Recent reports have highlighted the potential for abuse of presidential inaugural funds.  Our federal campaigns have clear limits on who can contribute, on what the money can be spent, and how it all must be reported.  Inaugural funds lack similar requirements. 
Once a candidate wins the Presidency, they can raise unlimited amounts of money and spend it nearly without restriction or limit, potentially including for personal use.  The lack of reporting requirements means the public has no idea who supported the President’s
inaugural fund or how the money was spent and provides a pernicious opportunity for influence peddling AFTER a candidate had been elected. 

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