Trump solicits ‘election defense’ donations that also finance his new leadership PAC

The Washington Post

They probably do not realize the bulk of their money is being used for something else, said Brendan Fischer, who directs the federal regulatory work at the Campaign Legal Center. “Small donors who give to Trump thinking they are financing an official election defense fund are in fact helping pay down the Trump campaign’s debt or funding his post-presidential political operation,” Fischer said. Campaign Legal Center has called on the FEC to impose more limits on leadership PACs.

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