Luckily for the Trumps, Some Laws Are Hard to Break

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy
Luckily for the Trumps, Some Laws Are Hard to Break

Campaign-finance law may be one of the few areas of the law where ignorance is bliss. In Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s February 2018 indictment of Russian operatives, he stated that Russians talked to unwitting individuals associated with Donald Trump’s campaign. The release of Mueller’s report highlights one reason the members of the Trump campaign were never charged: The special counsel’s office could not establish that they had knowingly aided and abetted Russians in violating campaign-finance rules meant to fence out foreign involvement in American elections.