Saturday, October 09, 2010

The Democratic Party will make a fight over GOP's Chinese slush fund

Tim Kaine and the Democratic Party are going to call the GOP out over the GOP's use of foreign money, including money from Communist Chinese owned businesses:
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine publicly challenged Karl Rove to reveal the donors to American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS, two pro-GOP groups that the Republican strategist helped launch. Meanwhile, House Democrats who have been targeted by the chamber hammered what they characterized as the group's lack of transparency on the campaign trail.

"This latest move is beyond outrageous, to being fundamentally un-American and undemocratic," Rep. Tom Perriello of Virginia said of the charges that foreign money was funding the chamber's political activities.

Party strategists said they expected television spots attempting to tie Republicans to the outside spending would launch next week.
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