Media Attorney Floyd Abrams Takes on WaPo’s Dana Milbank over Campaign Finance Column

by - May 04, 2015

Milbank claimed that the Citizens United ruling on campaign financing opened the door for politicians like Newt Gingrich to stick around “long after he was a viable candidate (if he ever was).” “But Mr. Gingrich, the former House speaker, won the Georgia and South Carolina Republican primaries in 2012,” Abrams, who was an amicus curiae before the Supreme Court during the famous campaign finance case. “While that was insufficient to lead to his nomination, the notion that democratic principles would somehow have been better served if Mr. Gingrich had been forced to leave the fray earlier for lack of funds is bizarre.”

Media Attorney Floyd Abrams Takes on WaPo’s Dana Milbank over Campaign Finance Column | Mediaite

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