Michael Cohen Deal Highlights Glaring Holes in Campaign Finance System
It’s easy to see why Trump’s lawyer thought he could get away with violating campaign finance laws, since enforcement is so weak
This excerpt has been cross-posted from New York’s Daily News under the headline Maybe Cohen Plea Can Lead to Campaign Finance Reform.
By now it’s clear: Michael Cohen, in his guilty plea to a federal judge Tuesday, said he was directed to break the law by an unnamed candidate who is clearly President Trump.
Amid the whirlwind of accusations related to Russian cyberattacks, election interference, and potential conspiracy with candidate Trump, it could very well be that campaign finance violations become the President’s greatest vulnerability.
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