:The Campaign Legal Center is complaining in a letter to the White House that a top adviser to President Donald Trump may be illegally accepting outside professional services.

Steve Bannon has worked with publicist Alexandra Preate since he was head of Breitbart News. Preate has continued to work with reporters on Bannon's behalf even though she is not a government employee. A recent article by the Center for Public Integrity quotes an associate of Preate's saying she doesn't receive pay from Bannon.
The Campaign Legal Center says that appears to be a violation of what's called the Antideficiency Act. The law says government employees "may not accept voluntary services for (the) government or employ personal services exceeding that authorized by law."

The Campaign Legal Center is a Washington-based nonprofit that recently hired Walter Shaub, the former Office of Government Ethics director who has been intensely critical of the Trump administration's handling of conflict of interest rules.

Good to see that Mr. Shaub, with his years of experience has found a new job position.