Testimony Before House Committee on DISCLOSE Act

On May 11, 2010, Campaign Legal Center President Trevor Potter testified before the Committee on House Administration regarding the legislative response to the Supreme Court’s activist ruling in Citizens United v. FEC. Potter discussed the DISCLOSE Act and offered suggestions for modifying the legislative language in anticipation of inevitable court challenges.

I am a Republican former Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and am currently a Member of the law firm of Caplin & Drysdale, and President of the Campaign Legal Center, which has worked to encourage faithful implementation of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.  However, I am appearing today only on behalf of myself, and not on behalf of any other entity or client.

To read the full testimony, click here.