Raw Story: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Outlines How Trump’s New National Security Adviser is Already in Legal Trouble
As noted by the Campaign Legal Center, a campaign finance watchdog group that is filing an FEC complaint about the Bolton Super PAC tomorrow, the “convoluted relationship” between the new national security adviser and Cambridge Analytica justifies the government’s elections board to open an investigation into both.
“Super PACs can accept unlimited contributions if they are independent but if super PACs can coordinate spending with campaigns, they can get around laws that limit the amount of money candidates can take,” the group noted on Twitter. “That’s what the John Bolton Super PAC did here.”
Along with the CLC complaint that the Bolton Super PAC circumvented campaign finance law to help elect candidates like Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), Maddow also pointed out that if Trump “didn’t want to end up in a Michael Flynn situation” where his nation security adviser had a checkered past, “Bolton might be an odd pick.”