Daily Beast: Pro-Trump Super PAC Paying Executives a Fortune


A leading pro-Trump political group hasn’t done much this year but pay for four-figure meals, five-figure travel bills, and six-figure consulting fees.


Much of that money has gone to RAN’s executives, despite its lack of apparent political activity. And according to Brendan Fischer, the director of federal and FEC reform projects for the Campaign Legal Center, that could be contributing to its financial state of affairs.

“Perhaps the only check on a super PAC paying excessive compensation to its executives is that they’ll burn bridges with donors,” Fischer said in an email. “Presumably donors who write big checks to super PACs want their money spent electing candidates, not to go directly into the pocket of the super PAC’s staff.”

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