Never-Trump group is 2020’s top ‘dark money’ spender so far
President Donald Trump’s reelection effort faces an onslaught of attack ads from well-funded groups run by disaffected Republicans. And one of the most prominent of these Never-Trump groups isn’t disclosing its sources of funding.
Defending Democracy Together has spent $11.5 million on independent expenditures opposing Trump or backing Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Organized as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit and thus not required to disclose its donors, it’s the top spending “dark money” group of the 2020 election cycle so far.
Through its project Republican Voters Against Trump, the nonprofit runs...