Law Newz: President Trump Just Blatantly Promoted Fox News’ Eric Bolling Book on Twitter. Is That Illegal?


Larry Noble from the Campaign Legal Center told that the prohibition against endorsements ” is generally considered to not technically apply to the president.” Still, Noble said, Trump’s activity here is out of the ordinary, and could be viewed as improper, even if it’s not illegal. “It is generally considered inappropriate and a violation of ethical principles for the president to endorse products or businesses,” he said.

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