Trump Donor Sued the VA—Now He’s Getting Its COVID-19 Contracts

The Daily Beast

Brendan M. Fischer, director of the Federal Reform Program at the Campaign Legal Center, said it’s not uncommon for federal contractors to have political action committees or individual members who give money to candidates as the law permits. But he said the Trump administration’s frantic efforts to combat COVID have increased the chances for ethical mishaps. “The risk seems particularly acute here, with a White House that has prioritized fundraising from wealthy donors and also is very involved in the contracting process.”

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