Blog: lleana Ros-Lehtinen’s ‘questionable’ zombie campaign spending

Florida Politics Blog

Washington watchdogs say that is suspicious, as using campaign or PAC money for vacations would violate federal law. “Those big expenditures … raise some big questions, especially because Ros-Lehtinen doesn’t appear to be raising much money during (those) periods,” said Brendan Fischer, Director of Federal Reform for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center. “It would not be permissible to use campaign funds for a Disney vacation, (but) if these costs were associated with a Congressional event — say, a caucus retreat — they might be permissible. “Either way, the campaign or leadership PAC should explain.”

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