POLITICO Playbook PM: Manchin draws a line
A new watchdog report from Issue One and Campaign Legal Center finds dozens of members of Congress exploiting leadership PAC loopholes to spend campaign contributions on luxury travel without breaking the law. NBC LX’s Noah Pransky reports that the worst offenders include Paul, Sen. TED CRUZ (R-Texas) and Reps. Gottheimer, SETH MOULTON (D-Mass.), GWEN MOORE (D-Wis.) and MIKE KELLY (R-Pa.). Former Rep. GEORGE HOLDING (R-N.C.) was the biggest outlier last cycle, spending just 2% of his leadership PAC revenue on making donations to other candidates and political groups.
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