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Similarly, in AO 2004-26 (Weller), the Commission held that a foreign national could attend, speak at campaign events for a federal candidate, and solicit contributions to the campaign.
However, the Commission cautioned that the foreign national could not manage or participate in any of the campaign committee’s decision-making processes.
It restrains them only from a certain form of expressive activity closely tied to the voting process—providing money for a candidate or political party or spending money in order to expressly advocate for or against the election of a candidate.” Bluman v. In MUR 4834, an individual admitted knowingly and willfully soliciting a contribution from a foreign national and causing a foreign contribution to be made falsely in the name of a U. The Commission entered into a conciliation agreement with the individual, and he agreed to pay a civil penalty.
The candidate’s campaign had paid all of the costs of hosting the concert, including the rental of the venue and equipment and providing security.
The performer had merely provided his uncompensated volunteer services to the campaign and had not participated in any of the campaign’s decision-making. Further, no person may provide substantial assistance in the making of any expenditure, independent expenditure, or disbursement by a foreign national.
The Act and Commission regulations include a broad prohibition on foreign national activity in connection with elections in the United States. Such activities include, the making of contributions, donations, expenditures, or disbursements in connection with any federal or nonfederal elections in the United States, or decisions concerning the administration of any political committee.
Foreign nationals are also prohibited from involvement in the management of a political committee, including any (SSF), nonconnected committee, or the nonfederal accounts of any of these committees.