Reuters: New York sues Trump, his foundation, over ‘self-dealing’
06.14.2018 / By Jonathan Stempel & Jonathan Allen
Reuters: New York sues Trump, his foundation, over 'self-dealing'
Paul S. Ryan, head of litigation at Common Cause, a nonpartisan watchdog group in Washington, said the New York filing provides details of actions that could also violate a federal ban on campaigns funneling “soft money” through nonprofits.
“This involvement of the Trump campaign in the foundation’s disbursements right before the Iowa caucuses may very well violate the campaign finance law soft money ban,” Ryan said in an interview.