Jeff Sessions Ends Obama-Era Settlement Slush Fund for Progressive NGO’s

Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week sent a memo to top Justice Department officials declaring that, effective immediately, “Department attorneys may not enter into any agreement” that would direct punitive payments to non-victim third party organizations.

Sessions’ order halts an Obama-era scheme that allowed government bureaucrats to build a slush fund of money collected via fines collected from corporate bad actors and distribute the money to non-governmental advocacy organizations.

As a result, millions of dollars that otherwise would have been allocated to the Treasury were diverted to groups on the government’s approved list of recipients, which included several liberal activist organizations such as The National Council of La Raza, The National Urban League, The National Community Reinvestment Coalition and NeighborWorks America, among others. | More…

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