Free speech protects advocacy groups, not just individuals ranting on street corners.
For the prohibition on personal use of campaign funds to have any force, it cannot depend on the candidate’s subjective intent to influence an election.
The prosecutor is twisting campaign-finance law.
Trump counsel Don McGahn is criticized for enforcing the law while a commissioner of the Federal Elections Commission.
The campaign-finance budget rider puts an end to the stupid policy of forcing parties to campaign independently of their own candidates, thus increasing transparency.