Breibart News: Cruz-Kasich Alliance Stumbles Politically, But Election Law Experts Say It’s Legal


“These statements are by the campaigns, and while they clearly signal their supporters (including Super PACs), they do not appear on their face to violate the FEC’s coordination rules—because the rules are so porous and full of loopholes!” Trevor Potter, a former Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission and partner at Caplin & Drysdale, tells Breitbart News.

“If the campaigns called the Super PACs and told them where to run the ads,” Potter continues, “it would be a problem—but a public announcement the PACs hear, without a specific request to the PAC in the announcement—is not covered by the current hopeless rules.”

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