Following the bombshell revelation on Tuesday that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) funded the “Trump-Russia” dossier, a non-partisan group filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), saying that the Clinton campaign and the DNC broke campaign finance laws.
The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the FEC on Wednesday stating that the Clinton campaign and the DNC violated campaign finance laws because they failed to “accurately disclose payments related to the so-called Trump Dossier,” Law Newz reported.
The Campaign Legal Center filed the complaint after The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that Mark Elias – a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC – hired Fusion GPS to conduct “research” on then-candidate Donald Trump.
Law Newz cited campaign legal experts as saying that it is illegal for a “campaign to pay a law firm who then hires other [firm] to perform campaign-related activities without reporting the purpose of the expenditures.”
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