De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint
The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center alleges that the mayor improperly used two political committees he controls to pick up the tab for polling, advertising, rent and travel for his 2020 bid. The move, the group claims, effectively allowed donors to give three times. “The de Blasio campaign appears to have concocted a shell game to arrange for a small number of wealthy donors to illegally support de Blasio’s presidential run above and beyond legal contribution limits,” said Brendan Fischer, a director with the group.
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