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Trumps "Self Dealing"

Discussion in 'Elections & Political Parties' started by Old_Trapper70, Sep 21, 2016.

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    Old_Trapper70 Well-Known Member

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    It is illegal:

    http://www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-foundation-2016-9

    The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold on Tuesday published a series of stunning revelations about Donald Trump's charitable foundation, reporting that the Republican presidential nominee used money from the Trump Foundation to pay legal fees related to his businesses.

    The report, citing tax records, said Trump had not made a single donation to his charity since 2008 and sometimes used money from others through the foundation to pay off legal expenses.

    The money relating to those expenses, which reportedly amounted to $258,000 from the Trump Foundation, may have violated "self-dealing" laws that prohibit nonprofit leaders from using charity money for self-benefit or the benefit of their for-profit businesses, according to The Post.

    So is this:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/pb/n...ity&nid=menu_nav_accessibilityforscreenreader
     
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