The Huffington Post: Pat Toomey's PAC May Have Broken FEC Rules By Donating To A Super PAC Run By His Former Aides


Larry Noble, senior counsel to the pro-campaign finance reform group Campaign Legal Center and former general counsel to the FEC, told The Huffington Post that if Prosperity for Pennsylvania does spend the $50,000 to support Toomey’s election, the leadership PAC's contribution should be considered an illegal independent expenditure.

“It’s really hard to rationalize this being legal if that’s what’s going to happen,” Noble said. “Once the leadership PAC gives to the super PAC, I would argue that the expenditures by the super PAC are no longer independent.” ...

“If they do that, they’re betting the FEC won’t do anything about it, which is a safe bet,” Noble said.

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