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We -- or David ads -- brought to our attention that has disorganization was fast track.
-- shares a post office box with a whole lot of different organizations.
A pretty convoluted deal but it smells pretty bad as well.
Well David Asman was kind of doing house to house search there in Washington DC trying to track down the owners of this -- post office box wasn't -- -- at a minimum.
You're at least seeing here democratic double talk on dark money in Montana.
-- campaign against dark money -- governor himself former governor Brian Schweitzer himself in fact railed against these.
Corporate entities these.
He's anonymous so called dark money groups who quote live out of a post office box and then what do we see.
-- David -- report here's a former governor Schweitzer is top appointees.
Top advisors running one of these 501 C four nonprofit groups.
Out of -- post office box in fact what's been most striking to folks back here in Montana is really that the -- in the aftermath of this story in fact -- -- a young Republican back here in Montana kind of summed it up via Twitter he said.
-- set up Brian Schweitzer has been oddly silent lately he said maybe somebody -- check in on his post office box.
-- -- Hey can I get -- -- -- into that point.
You know the former governor is not a shrinking violet that mean this guy is as -- but boisterous he lets see -- opinion and I think one I think that always help them politically as he always felt like someone who was at least straight out with it.
Is this starting to you know is there any evidence that this is hurting him already or will it hurt him in Montana.
Well I think it just the fact alone again it's unclear to the extent of how much got the governor Schweitzer.
Was involved -- wasn't involved the look he was the head of the Democratic Governors Association at the time this over 300000 dollars.
Was transferred back to this organization run by one of his top advisors also with ties to a law firm down in Louisiana ties -- was banking commissioner.
A ties to the commissioner political practices that's where the law might get involved.
That Dave -- who signed that IRS 990 form was the commissioner of political practices at the time.
He may very well be in violation of the -- for what he did at the time so.
But the big picture as you mentioned the US senate race 2014 here in Montana Max Baucus of course.
He decided to avert the obamacare train wreck not running for reelection.
And so Democrats need Brian Schweitzer in fact the rumor among top Republicans and at least one top Democrat is that he was gonna announce a run for the US senate tomorrow.
But I think if you're Brian Schweitzer even mention on the short list.
For the president when he sixteen you've got this story you've got other stories that are out there plus a democratic -- polling firm public policy polling PPP.
Had to pull out even though the governor's popular I've enjoyed having I'm I'm on my program is always good to talk to you as you mentioned.
But even that public policy polling poll show him -- this race is a tossup even with former governor.
Highlights isn't going to be thinking maybe it's -- -- to sit back and -- -- -- Hillary Clinton this group that David -- uncover this nonprofit.
What we don't know yet what it was spending money on -- we don't know who is actually spending money on Brian Schweitzer selections -- but it is tied to his.
Organization is that the is that that's what David -- -- -- breaking the news about last week.
What exactly he broke the story than there was more digging back here the Associated Press this story on this and they said they still haven't gotten any answers on how the money was actually spent.
And it's not reporters in just up political folks who wanted to find out how this money was spent remember he was head of the Democratic Governors Association at the time.
They lost a couple of key races for governor back it.
Back and I got a few years ago and so so I'm sure some Democrats -- wanna know how that money was spent as well but -- -- commissioner political practices you can go on down the list and Aaron how much this hurts him is unknown.
Aaron I'm sure that there's going to be all -- -- was coming on this thing because it just does not look right something's wrong.
We don't know who's gonna take the fall for but I think governors want to -- -- step up to the played real soon.
He may -- on your radio -- sooner than you expect thanks -- -- we appreciate you taking time for us.
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