Trahan faces second complaint over campaign loans

Gloucester Daily Times

U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan has been hit with yet another complaint that accuses her of violating financial reporting rules ahead of the 2018 election. The complaint, filed Wednesday by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, alleges that Trahan may have broken campaign finance laws by making sizable loans to her campaign in the months ahead of a contentious primary election. The conservative watchdog group based in Washington, D.C., asks the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate the source of the loans. The complaint is similar to one filed three weeks ago with the Federal Election Commission by the Campaign Legal Center, another Washington D.C.-based watchdog.

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