Trump campaign hires a lawyer to handle ethics violations

The Trump campaign has hired a Washington attorney to handle investigations of the Trump campaign’s use of contractors to conduct foreign policy work, according to the newly filed ethics filings with the Federal Election Commission.The filings are a first step in the campaign’s legal battle to fight the allegations, which have focused on the campaign…

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The Trump campaign has hired a Washington attorney to handle investigations of the Trump campaign’s use of contractors to conduct foreign policy work, according to the newly filed ethics filings with the Federal Election Commission.

The filings are a first step in the campaign’s legal battle to fight the allegations, which have focused on the campaign and its apparent lack of ethics oversight and compliance.

The Trump Organization has been criticized for its ties to Russia and the Trump family, which is owned by Trump.

The filing is a first sign that the campaign will continue to try to resolve the controversy and its possible consequences.

The FEC filings do not address any specific charges against the campaign.

The campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

 The filing does not identify the attorneys, but the filings are being made under seal to avoid political interference.

The filings do reveal some details about the campaign, including that Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has been hired as a “foreign policy advisor” and that the Trump Organization is hiring a Washington lawyer to conduct investigations into the campaign work.

The ethics filing also shows that a lawyer who specializes in international law, Peter Schweizer, is helping with the campaign to defend the campaign against potential allegations of fraud.

Schweizer also is helping the campaign in its efforts to settle with the FEC over the Russia charges, the filings show.

The Trump campaign filed the ethics complaint last week.

It alleges that the campaigns use of foreign nationals is not properly documented and that a Trump Organization employee who was also the subject of an investigation into foreign activities by the FEC had a conflict of interest when he advised the campaign on foreign policy issues.