The Huffington Post: How Super PACs And Campaigns Are Coordinating In 2016
Campaign finance reform groups Democracy 21 and Campaign Legal Center have already filed complaints against the campaigns of Bush, Walker and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) for coordinating with super PACs while stating that they were not candidates. The groups previously filed complaints against super PACs and campaigns for many of the practices taking place this year, including sharing and reusing b-roll footage.
“Deadlocks by the FEC are viewed by many as a green light to go ahead and continue to break the law,” Campaign Legal Center counsel Paul Ryan says.
Democracy 21 and Campaign Legal Center have already appealed to the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel to investigate Bush’s creation of his super PAC, which they say involved a violation of the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.
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