ADLF HIGHLIGHTS FLIGHT FOR GINGRICH, PROMOTIONAL TV EXPOSURE, AND SERVING IN AN ADVISORY ROLE
The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Donald Trump, Donald J. Trump for President, Sean Hannity and Twenty-First Century Fox for violating the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971.
During this election cycle, Mr. Hannity has used his eponymous prime-time cable show “to blare Mr. Trump’s message relentlessly—giving Mr. Trump the kind of promotional television exposure even a billionaire can’t afford for long.” But that’s only the beginning.
The Trump campaign also received an in-kind contribution from Sean Hannity in excess of federal contribution limits in the form of a flight for Newt Gingrich to meet Donald Trump while he was a prospective Vice Presidential candidate–a flight the Trump campaign has not reimbursed.
Additionally, Mr. Hannity may be using Fox News Channel resources to offer the Trump campaign “suggestions […]Read more after the jump.