The President Takes on Court Ruling on Campaign Finance

The President takes on the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in his weekly talk, calling on Congress to remedy the Court ruling through legislation. The President picks some low hanging fruit in pointing out that foreign corporations and nationals ought to be prohibited from financial participation in our elections. Calling for greater transparency in campaign finance and a limit to corporate cash being able to dominate our election cycles also seems to me to be an easy political win.

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