Rand Paul's 2016 Presidential Campaign Committee Fined $21K
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign committee has been fined $21,000 by the Federal Election Commission for improperly handling contributions. The FEC action isn’t insignificant, said Adav Noti, senior director and chief of staff for the nonpartisan Washington-based Campaign Legal Center. “In the big picture, the FEC is legendary for not really penalizing anybody, so any penalty of significance from the FEC is noteworthy,” he said. “And $21,000 — although it’s not a bank-breaker for a presidential campaign, it’s not nothing, either.”
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