Democrat Sherrod Brown accused of soliciting 'excessive campaign contributions'

 May 24, 2024

It's the story we hear all too often, and it's one of the reasons that Americans trust the liberals running this country less and less every day. We can't trust them.

According to, "the reelection campaign of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and other Democratic-aligned groups are being accused of soliciting excessive campaign contributions."

Recently, an ethics complaint was filed to the Federal Elections Commission by the conservative watchdog group Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT). They were seeking civil penalties against Brown's campaign, plus civil penalties against the Ohio Democratic Party and the Ohio Grassroots Victory Fund political action committee.

FACT Executive Director sets the record straight

Executive Director Kendra Arnold recent came out and said in a statement that "it may look as if Sen. Brown is using a complex fundraising scheme, but the reality is it appears he is simply seeking campaign contributions above the legal limit."

"The law must be strictly enforced against all candidates, but it is especially egregious when a long-serving U.S. senator seems to be violating this law — and the trust the public has placed in him," she continued.

Democrat Sherrod Brown

Born back on November 9, 1952, in Mansfield Ohio, Brown still resides in his home state to this day.

Brown won the election in 2006 by defeating two-term Republican incumbent Mike Dewine. Sherrod became the state's senior U.S. senator after George Voinovich retired in 2011.

Since 2011, Brown has been the only Democratic statewide elected official in Ohio, a surprising fact considering Democratic presidents have collected the popular vote in Ohio in 2012 and 2020.

Brown facing tough battle

If Brown did do anything illegal, it might just be out of sheer greed, yes. He might have also done it because he is that scared of Republicans in his upcoming competitive reelection battle.

Not only is Sherrod Brown facing a tough race in a place where Republican momentum seems to be increasing, he is facing tremendous pressure from his party to win because the race for control of the Senate is expected to be EXTREMELY tight.

No comment

The Washington Examiner reports that they reached out to Brown, but neither he nor his state party responded to the request.

Brown is accused of "flouting federal fundraising limits by continuing to raise money designated for Brown’s primary campaign after the March 19 election, which is only allowed if campaigns have outstanding debts."

What do you think about this story? Will Brown end up facing any punishment or will he simply walk awy?

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