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Trump campaign sent $380,000 to private business in 2 days

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  • President Donald Trump’s campaign sent nearly $400,000 to his private business in just two days, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold reported Friday.
  • The campaign channeled $380,000 to the president’s personal business in 43 separate transactions, documents showed.
  • The Trump Organization told Fahrenthold the money was for a weeklong “donor retreat” at Mar-a-Lago in March.
  • Open Secrets, a Washington, DC organization that closely tracks money in politics, first spotted the payments in Federal Election Commission filings from the Trump Victory Committee
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President Donald Trump’s campaign sent nearly $400,000 to his private business in just two days, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold reported on Friday.

The campaign channeled $380,000 to the president’s personal business in 43 separate transactions, according to the Post. The Trump Organization told Fahrenthold the money was for a weeklong “donor retreat” at Mar-a-Lago in March.

Open Secrets, an arm of the Center for Responsive Politics that closely tracks money in politics, first spotted the payments in Federal Election Commission filings from the Trump Victory Committee, which is a joint fundraising committee between Trump and the Republican National Committee (RNC).

 

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