FEC Comm. Weintraub: “Trump’s pick for White House counsel is wrong for the job”

Ellen Weintraub WaPo oped: The White House counsel operates out of the public eye but has the president’s ear. In the Trump administration, with the unprecedented multiplicity of conflict-of-interest challenges facing the businessman-president, the job will take on added importance. … Continue reading

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Breaking: Court Holds FEC Applied Wrong Test to See If Koch-Allied Groups are Breaking Law by Not Registering as Political Committees

Major win for CREW here. The court’s opinion granting CREW summary judgment explains that the three (Republican) FEC Commissioners used the wrong test to decide if AAN and AJS (501(c)(4)s that don’t disclose their donors) violated the law by not … Continue reading

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“Convention Delegates Win Settlement in Free Speech Lawsuit Against Federal Election Commission”

Release: Two delegates to the Republican National Convention settled a lawsuit on Friday against the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Two Unnamed Plaintiffs v. FEC. These delegates were represented by attorneys from the Pillar of Law Institute, which was also a … Continue reading

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