Super PAC

Trump-endorsed outside groups outraised by Dems

POLITICO reports that the “Democrats’ main outside groups focused on the presidential race have raised more money this year than the super PAC and nonprofit supporting President Donald Trump, according to new fundraising figures. The disparity is unusual: The party that holds the White House usually builds an across-the-board fundraising advantage heading into the next…

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Soros launches super PAC for 2020

POLITICO reports that “Democratic megadonor George Soros is creating a super PAC, called Democracy PAC, to serve as a hub for his 2020 election spending. Soros has so far put $5.1 million into the PAC, according to paperwork filed with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday. His $5.1 million contribution was the single biggest check any megadonor has…

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Democrats roll out $90 million super PAC aimed at swing states

POLITICO reports that Democratic super PAC For Our Future “is launching its organizing efforts earlier than ever in seven swing states with a new campaign director and its largest budget to date: $80 million to $90 million.” The PAC, which historically has been funded by labor unions and billionaire Tom Steyer, “plans to build a network…

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Trump Super PAC Endorsement Lays Bare Illegal Operation of Trump’s Outside Groups

Donald Trump’s official endorsement of the super PAC America First Action as the sole “approved” outside group of the President fully validates Common Cause’s 2018 Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaints that the President and the groups are violating federal campaign finance laws. Today, Common Cause supplemented its original complaints to include President Trump’s illegal…

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Trump political machine sets massive fundraising target

POLITICO reports that President Donald Trump’s officially “approved” outside political machine, super PAC America First Action and 501(c)(4) America First Policies, which Common Cause has alleged in DOJ and FEC complaints are illegal, is “setting a $300 million fundraising goal and is pitching major GOP donors on a plan to target six swing states that…

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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…

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