(National Review) The Federal Election Commission sent a warning letter to Bernie Sanders’s campaign on Thursday, accusing the Vermont senator of accepting thousands of illegal campaign contributions and threatening legal action unless the money is returned.
The letter, first obtained by the Washington Free Beacon, contains a spreadsheet detailing nearly 3,500 "excessive, prohibited, and impermissible contributions” collected by Sanders in January. Hundreds of donors listed foreign addresses, while thousands of others ran over the $2,700 limit for individual contributions.
The letter warned that the FEC "may take further legal action,” but added that "your prompt action to refund, redesignate, and/or reattribute the excessive amount will be taken into consideration.”
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