FEC Raises New Questions Over De Blasio Campaign Spending

The City

The $123,000 contribution was a focal point in the Washington-based Campaign Legal Center’s complaint, which cited reporting by The City and Politico NY. “By de Blasio 2020 failing to timely reimburse Fairness PAC for six figures in testing the waters expenses, the PAC made, and the de Blasio campaign accepted, excess contributions,” said Brendan Fischer, director of the federal reform program at the campaign-finance watchdog group. "Real transparency about who is spending big money on elections will mean more government accountability, less influence for wealthy special interests and less political corruption," said Trevor Potter, CLC's president and a Republican commissioner on the FEC two decades ago.

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