Bloomberg: Romney’s Old Campaign Sitting on Illegal Campaign Dollars


Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and the Republican Party haven’t relinquished $141,300 in illegal contributions they found out about years after they thought they’d closed the books on the unsuccessful 2012 run.


Adav Noti, a former FEC attorney now with the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center, said it should be easy to track how much CTCA money was transferred by the joint fundraising committee to the Romney campaign and Republican Party committees, and then disgorge the money.

He criticized the FEC for its handling of the matter, including failing to tell campaign committees about their obligation to get rid of illegal contributions.

“The FEC should rectify that and there’s no reason that they can’t,” he said.

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