Complaint re: Unreported Payment to Squelch Rumors of Trump’s Illegitimate Child

DOJ & FEC Complaints Against President Trump, His Campaign & American Media Inc. for Illegal, Unreported $30K Coordinated Expenditure

Common Cause filed complaints with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC), alleging reason to believe that President Trump, his 2016 presidential campaign, and American Media, Inc. (AMI) violated campaign contribution limits and reporting requirements through a December 2015 payment of $30,000 to a former doorman at a Trump property. The complaint alleges that the payment was made to squelch rumors of then-candidate Trump having fathered an illegitimate child with an employee at Trump World Tower in New York.

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