6.18.18 political law links

CASE DISMISSED.   CDN.  “The Federal Election Commission (FEC) announced Friday it dismissed a complaint from a liberal watchdog group alleging that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had violated campaign laws by promoting his businesses and using campaign funds to pay for events at his Mar-A-Lago resort.”

CONWAY VIEW.   HILL.  “George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said allegations that the Donald J. Trump Foundation may have violated campaign finance laws should be referred to the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan.”

LOBBYIST REGISTRATION RULES.   WSJ.  “Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether Michael Cohen, the longtime personal lawyer for Donald Trump, illegally engaged in secret lobbying, people familiar with the investigation said, as part of the government’s broader probe into Mr. Cohen’s business dealings.”

AL:  WARNINGS AND VIOLATIONS.   AL.  “Alabama’s new campaign finance law seem to be giving some candidates trouble.”

CO:  THROWN FOR A LOOP.   DP.  “Just as primary campaigns wrap up and the general election homestretch begins, the District of Colorado federal court threw the state political class for a major loop.”

GA:  CONDO PURCHASE.   GT.  “Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle bought a condo in downtown Atlanta a decade ago from a well-connected energy lobbyist who owned the unit next door.”

MD:  SELF-FINANCER POURS.   WP.  “David Trone, the millionaire businessman, has pumped another $5 million of his own money into his campaign to succeed Rep. John Delaney in Maryland, and has twice the amount of cash as his nearest rival to spend in the two weeks before the Democratic primary, campaign finance reports show.”


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