“ “Donald Trump Jr. likely violated [FEC] law by soliciting something of value in the election — opposition research regarding Hillary Clinton — from a foreign national,” said Ryan.”
Interesting. So, when are we going to see prosecutions of the Clinton campaign officials who hired British national and former MI-6 officer Christopher Steele to do opposition research?
Remember, the story is that Steele, after having first been hired by Jeb Bush and later Hillary Clinton to do op research, put together the infamous “pee dossier” on his own dime, and gave it to John McCain and other officials to circulate.
By Ryan’s interpretation, that is an actual contribution by a foreign national, not an aspiration, like Trump Jr. allegedly had.