Andrew Yang’s Plan To Give 10 Families $1,000 A Month Drew Giggles, Oprah GIFs — And Legal Concerns

The Washington Post

The personal use prohibition has a dual purpose: to prevent corruption as well as to protect donors and make sure that their money is “not going to line anybody else’s pocket other than for services provided to the campaign,” said Adav Noti, a former lawyer for the Federal Election Commission who is now chief of staff of the Campaign Legal Center, a group that advocates greater restrictions in campaign finance. “To maintain donors’ faith in the system, it’s important that they have some reasonable level of certainty that their money — especially small-donor money, but all money — is getting used” for a campaign purpose, Noti said.

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