Interior 'propaganda' video and tweets may violate ethics laws, experts say

The Hill

“This is certainly coming right up to or crossing the line. If you had told me this was running as a TV spot in Michigan or Florida, I would assume it was a campaign ad,” Delaney Marsco, an ethics expert with the Campaign Legal Center, told The Hill by email. “The proximity of dissemination to the election, the featuring of president/candidate Trump, especially his speech in a swing state, references to the ‘Trump administration's’ record, as opposed to the Department of the Interior's record—all those factors point to this being impermissible political activity," she said.

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