On Tuesday, a lawyer for President Barack Obama filed a compliant with the Federal Elections Commission over Karl Rove’s organization, Crossroads GPS. Robert Bauer, the Obama campaign’s chief counsel, claimed the organization was unlawfully hiding its donors from the public by masquerading as a “social welfare” organization.
Legal action against Crossroads GPS is likely to succeed, according to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). But not until after the November elections.
“While there is a strong chance the lawsuit will be successful, it won’t be until long after the election is over,” CREW’s executive director Melanie Sloan told Raw Story in an email. “He hasn’t filed a lawsuit yet, just an FEC complaint and there is not much chance the FEC will do anything about this.
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