Trump and GOP rush to “quietly pack the FEC with partisans” after election, watchdog group warns

West Haven Observer

Brendan Fischer, the director of federal reform at the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, alleged earlier this year that McConnell was trying to “neuter the FEC” in hopes that he could get “three ideological opponents of campaign finance on the FEC” so he “can basically undermine the law from within.” The commission has not even been able to meet to discuss complaints, including one from the Campaign Legal Center accusing the Trump campaign of disguising $170 million in campaign spending by “laundering” the money through companies run by former campaign manager Brad Parscale or formed by Trump campaign attorneys.

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