Author: davelevinthal

Q&A with Trey Trainor, the FEC’s newest commissioner

By Dave Levinthal President Donald Trump first nominated Texas election law attorney Trey Trainor to the Federal Election Commission in September 2017. Then, Trainor waited. Days turned to months, months into years. Trump kept re-nominating Trainor. The U.S. Senate kept ignoring Trainor’s nomination. The consequences were profound: By September 2019, the normally six-commissioner FEC had dwindled to three […]