Incoming USC Trustee’s Company at Center of NRA, Trump Campaign Money Allegations

The State

A company headed by an incoming University of South Carolina board of trustees member has been accused of facilitating illegal campaign finance donations to President Donald Trump. The way these donations were structured makes them appear to have been illegally coordinated, according to an FEC complaint filed by the Campaign Legal Center. “It looks like a corporation called Red Eagle Media group is placing the NRA’s ads and it looks like an organization called American Media and Advocacy Group is placing the campaign’s ads, but in reality those seem to be effectively shells of National Media,” Campaign Legal Center Investigator Maggie Christ said in a video posted to the organization’s website. “That is some of the clearest evidence of coordination that I’ve ever seen,” Brendan Fischer, the director of federal reform for the Campaign Legal Center, said in the video.

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