The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Americans for Liberty and Free Enterprise PAC and its Treasurer, Gary F. Fox II, Donald J. Trump, Donald J. Trump for President and its treasurer, Timothy Jost, for violating the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971.
Americans for Liberty and Free Enterprise PAC (ALFE) is an independent expenditure-only committee or Super PAC supporting or opposing more than one federal candidate. ALFE failed to file a year-end report. ALFE also recently failed to file its April Quarterly Report. On July 6, 2016, ALFE sponsored a Trump for President campaign unity rally that included speeches from Juli Haller, a Trump for President campaign staffer.
It is clear that Respondents are engaging in impermissible contributions and coordination. Federal law treats expenditures by a non-party, non-candidate sponsor that are coordinated with a campaign as in-kind contributions to the […]Read more after the jump.