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The Washington Post Quotes Craig Holman on the NRCC’s Donor Tactics

By Colby Itkowitz

“Craig Holman, a lobbyist on good-government issues at Public Citizen, said requests for recurring donations are common but should always offer clear instructions and don’t threaten repercussions if a donor opts out.”

“The Republicans’ tactic, he said, is ‘extortion,’ ‘akin to blackmail’ and ‘highly unethical,’ but it is not illegal. Political donors who feel duped or coerced don’t have a lot of legal recourse under campaign finance or consumer protection laws.”

Read the full story here.