CNN Quotes Trevor Potter on Trump Campaign Donors Footing Bill for Legal Expenses
President Donald Trump's campaign donors -- big and small -- are increasingly helping to foot the legal expenses the President's campaign and his son, Donald Trump Jr., are facing related to the investigations into allegations of collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign.
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Trevor Potter, a Republican former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, called the Trump campaign's early fundraising "unprecedented" and raised questions about how upfront the campaign is being with its donors.
"We're in an unprecedented situation and it's all new territory. The key question here is what do donors know and what are their expectations?" Potter said.
Trevor Potter also leads the Political Law Group at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered.
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Excerpt taken from the article “Donating to Trump? Campaign is Spending $1 of Every $10 on Legal Fees” by Jeremy Diamond for CNN.