Editor’s Note: A typo in Biden’s first quote has been fixed to reflect that he said “We need to protect public trust.”.
President Biden on Tuesday endorsed legislation to disclose super PAC donors, arguing that so-called dark money erodes public trust.
We need to protect public trust and I’m determined to do that,” Biden said in remarks at the White House.
The Disclose Act would require super PACs and other dark money groups to report those who contribute $10,000 or more during an election season.
“There’s much too much money that flows in the shadows to influence our elections.
Biden also noted that foreign entities use dark money loopholes to try to influence U.S. elections. »