The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Jeb Bush May Have Run Foul of Campaign Financing Laws

    Campaign Financing Lawyers Question Jeb Bush 

    Legal experts are saying former Governor Jeb Bush has crossed the legal limits of campaign financing law by raising millions of dollars without officially announcing his Presidential candidacy. According to federal law cited by New York Times, any individual who raises or spends $5,000 with the intent to run is “subject to spending and disclosure rules.” Avoiding an official announcement allows candidates to steer clear of donor limits. Public advocacy groups are petitioning the Federal Election Commission to look into it, but some analysts think Bush has left enough wiggle room in his statements of purpose to be safe.

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