Oliver Willis

Trump Used Charity Donations As Business Slush Fund

Donald Trump used money that had been donated for charity as a slush fund for his business interests.

“Donald Trump spent more than a quarter-million dollars from his charitable foundation to settle lawsuits that involved the billionaire’s for-profit businesses, according to interviews and a review of legal documents.

Those cases, which together used $258,000 from Trump’s charity, were among four newly documented expenditures in which Trump may have violated laws against “self-dealing” – which prohibit nonprofit leaders from using charity money to benefit themselves or their businesses.” [READ MORE]