Matt Gaetz Failed to Properly Disclose His Abysmal Book Sales

The Daily Beast

Kedric Payne, general counsel and senior director of ethics at the Campaign Legal Center, said that he couldn’t remember when a member failed to report income from a book. “The law is clear that book royalty income must be disclosed. Indeed, it is difficult to think of a recent example when a lawmaker did not disclose such income,” Payne said. “In practice, it is not expected that the Ethics Committee will seek any penalties against a member who files an amendment under these circumstances.”

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