Florida Republican cooperating with campaign finance probe


President Trump has kept three seats open on the six-member commission, denying it the quorum needed to investigate any possible abuses of campaign spending. Brendan Fischer, a director at the Campaign Legal Center who filed the FEC complaint, called the Justice Department move “very significant.” “To open a criminal investigation, the Department of Justice Public Integrity unit presumably had some evidence that these violations were knowing and willful,” Fischer said.

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