Open Secrets: It’s not over: The FEC is on the job with messy 2016 reporting by Trump campaign and JFCs

Viveca Novak
May 19, 2017
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Let’s not even get started on Trump’s inaugural committee; its FEC filing was shot through with mysterious and incorrect information, as weHuffington Post and others discovered. The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the agency about the report, saying the inaugural committee had shown “reckless disregard” for the law.

The errors in that report were “obvious and avoidable,” noted the Campaign Legal Center’s Brendan Fischer. “It appears they didn’t engage in even the minimal level of diligence.” Overall, Fischer said, the campaign finance reports filed by the Trump network have contained “an exceptional number of errors.”

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