The Obama administration funneled billions of dollars to activist organizations through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme, according to congressional investigators and the GOP is looking to eliminate it.
Fox News Report:
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“It’s clear partisan politics played a role in the illicit actions that were made,” Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, told Fox News. “The DOJ is the last place this should have occurred.”
Findings spearheaded by the House Judiciary Committee point to a process shrouded in secrecy whereby monies were distributed to a labyrinth of nonprofit organizations involved with grass-roots activism.
“Advocates for big government and progressive power are using the Justice Department to extort money from corporations,” Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton told Fox News. “It’s a shakedown. It’s corrupt, pure and simple.”
There is a recent effort by Republicans to eliminate the practice, which many believe was widely abused during the Obama administration.
So far, investigators have accounted for $3 billion paid to “non-victim entities.”
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The abuses of power from the Obama Administration are overwhelming. This is only the tip of the iceberg. As time goes on and more investigations are conducted, more will come to light. The Obama Administration is the most corrupt administration this country has ever seen. We need justice in order for this country to heal completely.