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Montana Democrats Call on Gianforte to Fire His Embattled Lawyer Art Wittich

HELENA -- Today the Montana Democratic Party is calling on New Jersey multimillionaire Greg Gianforte to fire his lawyer, Art Wittich after he was ordered to pay $84,000 for accepting illegal campaign contributions from a dark money group. Gianforte has a long relationship with Wittich, including donating hundreds to his campaign.

"Dark money has no place in Montana's elections, and Greg Gianforte needs to come clean about his close relationship with his convicted lawyer, Art Wittich,"
 said Jason Pitt a spokesperson for the Montana Democratic Party. "Aside from being convicted for accepting illegal campaign contributions from a dark money group, Wittich also helped Gianforte file a lawsuit against the state to eliminate a public stream access easement. Gianforte continues to stand with those who support dark money and blocking public stream access, over Montanans."

On FridayWittich was fined $84,000 for accepting illegal campaign contributions from a dark money group. Here are details of Art Wittich's close relationship with Greg Gianforte:

 

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