How Mike Bloomberg can put his massive campaign organization to boost Joe Biden
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's suspension of his own presidential campaign means he can now put some of his own massive campaign apparatus behind former Vice President Joe Biden, who he endorsed. Erin Chlopak, Director of Campaign Finance Strategy at the Campaign Legal Center, said the Bloomberg operation would have to function independently of the Democratic nominee's campaign in order to avoid running afoul of campaign finance laws. “It certainly would violate campaign finance law for a candidate to devote all of their campaign resources to a former candidate” because standard contribution limits of $2,800 apply to an in-kind gift, Chlopak said.
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