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Washington Post Quotes Matthew Sanderson on Potential Campaign Finance Violation Linked to Stormy Daniels Payment
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Washington Post Quotes Matthew Sanderson on Potential Campaign Finance Violation Linked to Stormy Daniels Payment

Date: 5/4/2018

Rudolph W. Giuliani’s media blitz to convince the public that neither Donald Trump nor his lawyer had violated the law by paying a porn star to keep quiet about an alleged affair might have backfired, giving investigators new leads to chase and new evidence of potential crimes, legal analysts said.

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Matthew Sanderson, who served as a campaign finance lawyer for the 2008 McCain-Palin campaign, said the timing of the payment “strongly suggests it was related to the election, and therefore is either a contribution, or at least a reportable expenditure by the campaign.”

Mr. Sanderson is also a Member of Caplin & Drysdale’s Political Law Group in Washington, D.C.

For the full article, please visit The Washington Post’s website.

Excerpt taken from the article “Analysts: Giuliani’s Media Blitz Gives Investigators New Leads, New Evidence” by Matt Zapotosky, Devlin Barrett, Carol D. Leonnig, and Michelle Ye Hee Lee for The Washington Post.

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