In a brief filed on Tuesday in the Fourth Circuit, the Republican National Committee argues that the federal ban on corporate donations is unconstitutional in large part because it applies across the board to all corporations.
As noted by Ian Millhiser of Think Progress, if a court did accept the RNC’s argument, it would have to strike down the entire federal ban on corporate donations, leaving corporations like Koch Industries, Exxon, and Halliburton with the ability to make campaign contributions directly to any candidate they’d like.
As Millhiser points out, “Moreover, if the court accepts the RNC’s argument, it will effectively destroy any limits on the amount of money wealthy individuals or corporation can give to candidates.”
So could we see Gov. Scott Walker (R-Koch Industries)? If Republicans have their way, absolutely.