The payment to Hervé Pierre Brellard illustrates several ways that Trump, who is not a candidate for office, is allowed to use his PAC money.
- Save America paid Hervé Pierre Brellard $60,000, according to FEC filings.
- Fees for experts are allowed through a loophole that the FEC does not close.
- A Jan. 6 committee investigated the use of Save America to push claims of rejected voter fraud.
A fund tied to former President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election paid $60,000 to the fashion designer. Decorating Melania Trump’s wardrobe while the couple was in the White House.
The Save America Political Action Committee distributed the money to Hervé Pierre Breillard in four installments from April 7 to June 24, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission. The committee reported that all of these payments were for “strategy consulting.” It is not clear why the money was paid.