HOW MUCH FOREIGN MONEY IS FUNDING POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS IN THE U.S.A.?

Can political candidates for federal office in the U.S.A.
legally receive campaign donations
from persons who own companies
which receive investments from foreigners?

How many companies and businesses and corporations
in the United States of America
receive investment money from foreigners,
and then use part of that money
to finance political campaigns in the U.S.A.?

Are voters in the United States of America
suffering from too much foreign influence
in both the Republican and Democratic Parties?

Who is worse in this regard, Republicans or Democrats?
Is anyone counting how much foreign money
gets invested into companies, businesses and corporations
in the U.S.A.
and then through the owners of these businesses,
ends up in political campaign committee finance accounts
and political party treasuries?

Are mass media news sites
which favor the Democratic Party
covering-up
the real reason why Harvey Weinstein’s
poltical donations to Democrat
candidates like U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy
so poisonous?

Weinstein profited from Miramax
which was financed in part by Qatar, a foreign country.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/qa.html

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

http://law.onecle.com/uscode/2/441e.html

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

the 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
QATAR HOLDING LLC

Get to know Qatar Holding LLC CEO
http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/people.asp?privcapId=39838405

Qatar Investment Authority – Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar_Investment_Authority
The Qatar Investment Authority (Arabic)
(QIA) is Qatar’s state-owned holding company

FEC campaign finance law
http://www.fec.gov

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