All Expenses Still Paid
Issue One and Campaign Legal Center released a report documenting the ongoing abuses of leadership PACs. In the absence of action by Congress and the FEC, politicians continue to use their leadership PAC funds for travel, resort stays, meals, and more—while many devote only a minority of funds to contributions to other candidates and political groups. CLC, Issue One, and five former members of Congress also attached this report to a letter to the FEC urging it to proceed with a rulemaking on this issue.
Read our original July 2018 report here, our July 2018 rulemaking petition here, and our November 2018 comments to the FEC here.