Linda McMahon to leave Cabinet for Trump 2020 PAC

POLITICO reports that Linda McMahon is stepping down as head of Small Business Administration in the Trump administration to chair the pro-Trump super PAC America First Action. "The president’s top aides believe they will need to raise around $1 billion, and say the super PAC will be a major part of the effort.

Common Cause filed complaints early in 2018 with the Department of Justice and Federal Election Commission alleging that President Trump's creation of the 501(c)(4) organization America First Policies and its sister super PAC America First Action violates multiple provisions of federal campaign finance law.

Linda McMahon is stepping down as head of Small Business Administration to chair the pro-Trump super PAC America First Action, according to three people familiar with the move.

Trump allies have spent weeks searching for someone to chair the super PAC, which officials view as a key plank in the president’s reelection campaign. The president’s top aides believe they will need to raise around $1 billion, and say the super PAC will be a major part of the effort. Brian Walsh, America First Action’s president, declined to comment.

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