CBS: Trump Campaign Spams Foreign Officials' Inboxes with Fundraising Pitches

Julia Boccagno
Jun 30, 2016
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But, it's not just the morality of the emails that's under scrutiny. Current U.S. law bars candidates from soliciting donations from foreign nationals, leading two watchdog groups--the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21--to file separate complaints with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday.

"Donald Trump should have known better," Paul S. Ryan, the deputy executive director of the Campaign Legal Center, said in a statement. "It is a no-brainer that it violates the law to send fundraising emails to members of a foreign government on their official government email accounts, and yet, that's exactly what Trump has done repeatedly."

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