Former Trump Lawyer and Conspiracy Theorist Sidney Powell Launches New Super PAC


Super PACs can function as for-profit fundraising vehicles that don’t have to make clear promises on how they spend their money, beyond the prohibition on direct contributions to political committees. Executives and founders can use PAC funds to pay themselves, and can even obscure those payments in reports. “If you are a consultant who is part of the control group that forms a super PAC or one of these nonprofits, then you get to figure out how you are going to compensate yourself, and it is not always a matter of public record,” former FEC chair Trevor Potter told the K Street blog in 2018.

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