FEC tells anti-Trump PAC to get a new name

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A political group intent on derailing Donald Trump's presidential aspirations has been advised by the Federal Election Commission to get a new name or get out.

Jennifer Scofield, treasurer of the Let's Fire TRUMP political action committee, was notified by FEC officials that her group's name violates an FEC rule prohibiting committees from using a candidate's name in their title without first receiving authorization from the candidate.

According to its mission statement, the group plans to use its resources to "fight back against Trump's media machine." It claims that the real estate magnate and other politicians have turned America's electoral system into "a global laughingstock."

Despite noting that TRUMP stood for "Terrible Radicals Undermining Middle-class People" in its initial statement of organization, the FEC has refused to allow the name.

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