Trump nominates Texas lawyer Trey Trainor for Federal Election Commission

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President Donald Trump is nominating Trey Trainor, an Austin lawyer well known in Texas politics, to serve on the Federal Election Commission. The White House announced Trainor's appointment late Tuesday night. He must be confirmed by the Senate. Trainor is a longtime attorney specializing in election law, campaign finance and ethics. He has served as the lawyer for the conservative group Empower Texans, representing it during its long-running battles with the Texas Ethics Commission. Trainor had temporarily worked for the Trump administration earlier this year, helping with the Pentagon's tra...

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