A Mystery $325,000 To A Pro-Trump Super PAC Confounds Experts

Talking Points Memo

A $325,000 contribution to America First Action, the super PAC, is now facing widespread scrutiny amid a simple but persistent question: Where did the money come from? Nobody has an answer. Brendan Fischer, federal reform director at the Campaign Legal Center, filed an as-of-yet unresolved complaint with the FEC over the contribution last year, accusing Parnas of laundering the contribution. Fischer told TPM that the ultimate origin of the contribution — the client trust account — is shrouded by attorney-client privilege. “Where the money from the client trust account came from is not clear,” said Fischer.

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