Courthouse News Service: HHS Secretary Accused of Campaign-Finance Violation


“Federal law is clear that congressional campaign funds are to be used to support a run for Congress or one’s duties as a member of Congress – not so you can land a job after Congress,” said Brendan Fischer, director of the Campaign Legal Center’s federal and FEC reform group, in a statement. “The corrupting potential of campaign contributions is amplified if officeholders can use the funds for their own personal benefit...”

The complaint, filed by Campaign Legal Center attorney Brendan Fischer, asks the FEC to start an investigation, which could result in sanctions against Price’s campaign committee.

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