|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
FEBRUARY 25, 2004
Jessica Smith, Trevor FitzGibbon, Kawana Lloyd, Roberto Delgado(202) 822-5200
MoveOn.org Voter Fund & Allies to Call for Justice Dept. Investigation of Administrations Illegal Use of Tax Payer $$ For Bush Re-Election Ads
WASHINGTON - February 25 - Under intense pressure from the White House, CBS corporate has buckled and is re-airing the Bush administrations ad touting its controversial Medicare bill recently signed into law by the President.
CBS corporate has just rejected MoveOn.org Voter Funds ad on the same subject. In response, MoveOn.org Voter Fund is calling on the Justice Department to investigate the White Houses illegal use of tax money for Bush re-election ads.
WHO: Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT);
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL);
Roger Hickey, Co-Director of the Campaign for Americas Future;
Eli Pariser, Campaigns Director for MOVF
WHAT: Teleconference 1-800-362-0571
WHEN: Thursday, February 26, 1:00 p.m. EST
Letter to Ashcroft from MoveOn.org Voter Funds Attorneys Provided During Call
The MoveOn.org Voter Fund is a Section 527 political committee that runs campaigns to inform the public about the policies and programs of the George W. Bush presidency.