The Daily Beast: Team Trump Took Illegal Cash, Watchdogs Say

Lachlan Markay
Mar 2, 2017
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The Campaign Legal Center and left-leaning non-profit Common Cause allege that the campaign violated federal election laws designed to prevent campaigns from circumventing contribution limits. The groups are accusing Team Trump of attributing donations for his 2020 campaign—yes, he’s already a declared candidate—to his previous, 2016 run, freeing up donors to give more down the line...

“By falsely reporting post-election contributions as being for 2016 debt retirement, Trump may be trying to illegally double what a contributor can give for the 2020 primaries,” Campaign Legal Center general counsel Larry Noble said in a statement on the complaint.

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