Roll Call: Trump, RNC Strike Deals on Fundraising

Kate Ackley
May 18, 2016
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The first $2,700, the maximum contribution limit to a presidential campaign per election, usually goes to the presidential candidate, said Larry Noble, general counsel of the Campaign Legal Center and a former top attorney for the Federal Election Commission. For a contributor who has already maxed out to Trump, for example, the money would be divided up between the national and state party committee, Noble said...  

Noble, a campaign finance reform advocate, said Trump's shift from a self-described opponent of big political money to one with his hand out for that big cash raised an intriguing question.  

“I agreed with him when he said contributions buy access,” Noble said. “So a fair question to him now is: Are you saying you’re being bought?”  

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