President Biden Endorses Super PAC Donation Bill, Blasting ‘Dark Money’ in Politics

A new bill received the praise of President Joe Biden.

Called The Disclose Act, it aims to require super PACs and other “dark money” groups to report those who contribute $10,000 or more during an election season.

Biden pointed out a $1.6B donation to an advocacy group from a conservative activist who worked hard to overturn Roe v Wade.

Biden said, “There’s much too much money that flows in the shadows to influence our elections. It’s called dark money. It’s hidden. Right now, advocacy groups can run ads on issues attacking or supporting a candidate right until Election Day without disclosing who’s paying for that ad.”

The bill will be voted on this week, after first being introduced by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) in April.

But its future in the Senate remains uncertain, as it will be a stretch to get the 10 Republican votes they need to overcome the Republican filibuster. Biden urged Republicans to consider election integrity a bipartisan issue, adding, “Getting dark money out of our politics has been a bipartisan issue in the past.”

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