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60 Minutes Speaks to Trevor Potter About Leadership PACs

October 20, 2013, CBS News 60 Minutes

Caplin & Drysdale's Trevor Potter was featured on 60 Minutes on Sunday, October 20th to discuss "Leadership PACs," a type of political action committee established by current and former members of Congress, as well as other prominent political figures.  The 60 Minutes story focuses on members of Congress who use funds generated by Leadership PACs for vacations and other personal use.  As a former Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission, Trevor's interview will explain why laws and rules prohibiting the personal use of campaign funds do not currently apply to Leadership PACs.  To see this 60 Minutes segment featuring Trevor Potter, please click on this CBS News link and to read a transcript of the interview, visit this link.


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