Trump Foundation to shut down

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Marty [Mori Chu]
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Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:53 am

Trump's "charity" is shutting down due to lawsuits alleging corruption and financial malfeasance.
The Donald J. Trump Foundation, once billed as the charitable arm of the president’s financial empire, agreed to dissolve on Tuesday and give away all its remaining assets under court supervision as part of an ongoing investigation and lawsuit by the New York attorney general.

The foundation was accused by the attorney general, Barbara Underwood, of “functioning as little more than a checkbook to serve Mr. Trump’s business and political interests,” and of engaging in “a shocking pattern of illegality” that included unlawfully coordinating with Mr. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/18/nyre ... ation.html

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Re: Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by Nodack » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:08 am

Par for the course.

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Re: Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by Superbone » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Figures his charity foundation is used for money laundering.
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Re: Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by ShelC » Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:17 pm

Seems like he's getting off easy in terms of taxes and laundering. Wonder if there's more to it.
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Re: Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:26 pm

Criminals gonna commit crimes.
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Re: Trump Foundation to shut down

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:00 am

I think it's just rich after all the crap given to the Clinton Foundation, which actually raised money to help people, that the Trump foundation is the one that is actually just a conduit to enrich Trump and his corrupt family.

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