Trump's Federal Reserve pick linked to indicted boyfriend of Russian agent
Stephen Moore created a controversial political group with Paul Erickson, who is charged with fraud and whose girlfriend, Maria Butina, pleaded guilty to infiltrating the conservative movement
Donald Trump’s new nominee for the Federal Reserve Board created a controversial political group with Paul Erickson, a conservative operative charged with fraud whose girlfriend pleaded guilty to being a Russian agent.
Stephen Moore and Erickson founded the not-for-profit Citizens for the Republic to advocate for Reaganite policies during the 2008 election, according to records from the time. Moore was president and Erickson was executive director.