August 23, 2016

WHEN ORDINARY PEOPLE DO THIS TO AVOID SCRUTINY, THE GOVERNMENT CALLS IT “STRUCTURING” AND PROSECUTES THEM AS FELONS: Claudia Rosett: Riddle of $1.3 Billion for Iran Might Relate to 13 Outlays Of Exactly $99,999,999.99. “Yet more questions surround the administration’s handling of the remaining $1.3 billion. Could this have been drawn from a fund bankrolled by American taxpayers and housed at Treasury, called the Judgment Fund? And why were the 13 payments in amounts of one cent less than $100,000,000? The Judgment Fund has long been a controversial vehicle for federal agencies to detour past one of the most pointed prohibitions in the Constitution: ‘No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law.'”

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