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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

John McCain solicited illegal contribution from Russian official for his 2008 US presidential campaign. Since he'd opted for pubic financing, it was illegal for McCain to solicit a private donation. It's also illegal to solicit or accept donations from foreign nationals-Politico, Oct. 20, 2008

 Oct. 20, 2008, "McCain camp hits up Russian envoy," Politico, Ben Smith

"The Russian Mission to the United Nations has released a standard-issue fundraising letter [from U.S. Republican presidential candidate John McCain]...addressed to the Russian envoy to the U.N., Vitaly Churkin, at the mission's address, but without his title....Bakhtin [press secretary of the Russian mission] confirmed the story to Politico...."We just find it amusing," he said....The Russian newswire RIA-Novosti tells it:"...



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