Trump, Hungry for Power, Tries to Wrestle Away G.O.P. Fund-Raising
The former president could, in theory, pay himself and his family members’ salaries from the money raised there. “That sort of PAC has no meaningful restrictions on how it could spend its money,” said Adav Noti, the senior director of trial litigation at the Campaign Legal Center. People close to the former president say there has been no discussion about Mr. Trump giving himself a salary. But historically, his political committees have paid to use his properties, among other things, indirectly enriching him.
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