Center for Public Integrity: Jeb Bush Explores White House Bid — Unconventionally

Instead of traditional presidential exploratory committee, he'll form a leadership PAC
Lawrence Noble, a senior counsel at the Campaign Legal Center and former FEC general counsel, said potential candidates who use PACs typically want to pay as much out of them as possible, but must be careful about using it to pay for true campaign expenses or so-called testing the waters activities.

If Bush eventually sets up a campaign committee, it would have to reimburse his leadership PAC for any campaign expenses incurred during this exploratory period, he said.

“What’s interesting about this is that Bush has said he is exploring a run, and he is setting up a leadership PAC,” Noble said. “If he tries to run it all out of his leadership PAC, you’ll have to closely scrutinize what he is doing.”

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