These Congressmembers Turned Campaign Contributions Into Luxury Travel – and Somehow, it’s Not Illegal

A new report from nonpartisan watchdogs IssueOne and Campaign Legal Center (CLC) cites Kelly as just one of dozens of members of Congress exploiting leadership PAC loopholes to turn corporate contributions into luxury travel and personal indulgences. “You have to be worried, when (politicians) have to make decisions about how to vote in Congress...will do what's in the best interests of their donors, instead of what’s in the best interests of their constituents,” said Adav NotiCampaign Legal Center’s Senior Director and Chief of Staff. “When money is being used for the politicians' own personal gain, rather than for just political purposes, that risk of corruption gets higher.”

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