Complaint Filed Over Campaign Directing $1M Donation to Super PAC

Posted August 14, 2013 at 2:53pm

A complaint has been filed against former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and his 2012 presidential campaign for allegedly directing a $1 million donor to a super PAC that supported Santorum.

The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 filed a complaint today with the Federal Election Commission against Rick Santorum and his campaign staff who are prohibited from directing more than $5,000 to a Super PAC. The complaint states William “Bill” J. Dore Sr., the CEO of Dore Energy (La.) sent a $1 million check to the Red, White and Blue Fund super PAC after being directed there by the campaign.

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