Obama campaign accepted UK donation

Neil Munro
The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama’s online donation site has accepted illegal donations from a foreign citizen, while Gov. Mitt Romney’s site rejected a donation from the same man, according to a New York Post article.

The small-scale test bolsters growing concerns that Obama’s deputies have minimized routine security steps in the hope of maximizing foreign donations during the hard-fought 2012 campaign.

In 2008, a similar test showed that Obama’s deputies accepted money form unidentifiable an donor. That was sent via store-bought $20 gift cards. In contrast, Republican Sen. Jon McCain deputies ensured their website rejected the money from unidentifiable donors.

“Chris Walker, a British citizen who lives outside London, told The Post he was able to make two $5 donations to President Obama’s campaign this month through its Web site while a similar attempt to give Mitt Romney cash was rejected,” the NY Post reported...

The article continues at The Daily Mail.

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