The Hill: PACs’ creative rule-bending
Lawrence Noble, a lawyer for the watchdog group Campaign Legal Center, believes such events — including town hall meetings held by Bobby Jindal’s super-PAC — are legally questionable.
“I don’t know how you hold a town hall meeting for a candidate without it being an in-kind contribution,” Noble said.
“Very few candidates show up at an event that they know nothing about,” he added. “Putting on a campaign event and discussing with a super-PAC is coordination and an in-kind contribution.”
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