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Executive Branch Encouragement of Contributions to a Nicaraguan Opposition Party


No provision of United States law precludes the President or members of his Administration from encouraging private parties to contribute funds to the National Opposition Union, a Nicaraguan political party, for use in the scheduled Nicaraguan elections.

Updated July 9, 2014