Can foreigners invest in USA Companies which contribute to federal political campaigns?

Are (Vermont) United States Senator Leahy’s
contributions from Harvey Weinstein
just embarrassing

Are news sites which favor the Democratic Party covering-up the real reason why Weinstein donations are so very poisonous?

Weinstein profited from Miramax
which was financed in part by Qatar, a foreign country.…

So, is it illegal for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy
to receive campaign donations from
Harvey Weinstein,
who received profit from
which received financial investment
money from a Qatar holding company?

2 USC 441e – Contributions and Donations by Foreign Nationals US Code
(a) Prohibition
It shall be unlawful for—

(1) a foreign national, directly or indirectly, to make—

(A) a contribution or donation of money or other thing of value, or to make an express or implied promise to make a contribution or donation, in connection with a Federal, State, or local election;

(B) a contribution or donation to a committee of a political party; or

(C) an expenditure, independent expenditure, or disbursement for an electioneering communication (within

he meaning of section 434(f)(3) of this title); or

(2) a person to solicit, accept, or receive a contribution or donation described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (1) from a foreign national.

(b)“Foreign national” defined
As used in this section, the term “foreign national” means—

(1) a foreign principal, as such term is defined by section 611(b) of title 22, except that the term “foreign national” shall not include any individual who is a citizen of the United States; or

(2) an individual who is not a citizen of the United States or a national of the United States (as defined in section 1101(a)(22) of title 8) and who is not lawfully admitted for permanent residence,
as defined by section 1101(a)(20) of title 8.

(Pub. L. 92–225, title III,§319, formerly §324, as added
Pub. L. 94–283, title I,§112(2), May 11, 1976, 90 Stat. 493; renumbered §319, Pub. L. 96–187, title I,§105(5),
Jan. 8, 1980, 93 Stat. 1354; amended Pub. L. 107–155, title III, §§303, 317, Mar. 27, 2002, 116 Stat. 96, 109.)

The Associated Press Stylebook and
Briefing on Media Law 2015
page 176
Miramax, owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC,
whose investors include

Get to know Qatar Holding LLC CEO…

Qatar Investment Authority – Wikipedia…
The Qatar Investment Authority (Arabic)
(QIA) is Qatar’s state-owned holding company

FEC campaign finance law


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