Watchdog Calls for Probe of Trump Super PAC Over Alleged Campaign Finance Violations
President Donald Trump’s “approved” super PAC made up to $6.6 million dollars in illegally coordinated expenditures to various GOP congressional candidates in 2018, according to a complaint filed Friday by a non-partisan government watchdog organization. A 339-page complaint submitted with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) by Campaign Legal Center (CLC) alleges that Trump-aligned America First Action (AFA) made such unlawful contributions to former Texas representative Pete Sessions, as well as Senators Josh Hawley and Matt Rosendale. Brendan Fischer is CLC’s Director of Federal Reform. In an email to Law & Crime, he blasted the alleged coordination scheme as more of the same from GOP-aligned outside expenditure organizations.
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