Public Interest Law Center Says Congressman Mike Kelly May Have Misused PAC Dollars On Luxury Resorts For Personal Use

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But how the congressman spent nearly $205,000 from that PAC raises questions, says the Campaign Legal Center. “A member of Congress cannot use funds from their leadership PAC for personal use. And what that means is they cannot take this separate campaign fund and use it for vacations or things that are entertainment or that nature,” says Kedric Payne, general counsel for the CLC. “In the case of Representative Kelly, his campaign spent only 22 percent of the funds on other candidates,” Payne said. “So that raises the question of what are the funds being used to pay for? And we found that there are multiple resorts,” added Payne.

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