DeJoy gave $600,000 to GOP after USPS job opened. Should the focus be on his wife's ambassador nod?


"Although it is not a surprise that a person nominated to serve as an ambassador is a large campaign donor, these donations are remarkably close in time with the nomination process," Kedric Payne, general counsel and senior director of ethics at the Campaign Legal Center, told Salon. "Generally, you would expect an attempt to at least avoid the appearance of a quid pro quo with suspiciously timed contributions," Payne said. "This may strain the public's trust, to assume that the contributions during the nomination process are coincidences."

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