Trump Accused Of $60 Million In Illegal Fundraising And Spending
A new amended complaint with the FEC accuses Donald Trump of $60 million in illegal fundraising and spending, but it isn't be reported on.
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The Trump Swamp Is Being Filled With Dirty Money
An amended complaint to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) accuses Donald Trump of violating laws related to super PAC fundraising and spending.
According to the CLC as provided to The Daily:
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and NRDC Action Votes filed a supplemental complaint (linked here) with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that former President Donald Trump and his leadership PAC, Save America, violated provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) that prohibit federal candidates from raising and spending “soft money” that does not comply with federal contribution limits, source prohibitions and reporting requirements, in federal elections.
CLC and NRDC Action Votes are supplementing the original complaint based on new information discovered in the months since the filing of the original complaint. Specifically, disclosure reports reflect a drastic increase in the amount of illegal money transferred from the leadership PAC to the super PAC, bringing the total amount in violation to $60 million dollars.
Trump appears to be transferring money from his leadership PAC to his super PAC because he can use the super PAC for personal expenses with no limitations. In other words, Trump is raising and spending money in violation of legal limits.
On the spectrum of Trump scandals, this is not up there will trying to pull off a coup, or potentially stealing classified documents. However, the violations of fundraising laws are a form of an attack on democracy, as we will talk about below.
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