Watchdog group files complaint against Trump campaign over lack of transparency in spending


The Campaign Legal Center in a complaint alleges that the Trump campaign and an authorized joint financing committee broke the law by sending close to $170 million to firms without disclosing their specific expenditures to the public. “Voters have a right to know how campaigns are spending money to influence elections,” said Campaign Legal Center founder and President Trevor Potter, a former Republican chair of the FEC. “This scheme flies in the face of transparency requirements mandated by federal law, and it leaves voters and donors in the dark about where the campaign’s funds are actually going.”

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