Getting answers would require the FEC to conduct a hard investigation that includes the subpoenaing of the treasurers of both PACs to completely prove the case.
"They have to, under oath, discover if there was any kind of direct or indirect agreement to funnel the money to Vitter," Holman said, adding that PAC treasurers are well capable of lying under oath.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Public Citizen suggests that Barbour, Pickering, and Vitter PAC officials would lie under oath
Jackson Free Press investigative reporter has an article up this afternoon entitled "Dirty Laundry," in which he explores the Chip Pickering - Haley Barbour - David Vitter campaign contribution relay we've discussed here. Lynch got in touch with Craig Holman of Public Citizen, who made a rather bold claim: