Tag Archives: Trump Foundation

Trump Foundation: The Former New York AG Only Sued Us Because He Personally Hates Donald Trump

The New York Daily News reports: Former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued President Trump’s family foundation out of personal hatred and used the litigation as a prop to boost his own campaign fund-raising, according to the lawyer for the charity. Alan Futerfas, the attorney defending the Donald J. Trump Foundation against the AG’s lawsuit, filed a motion on Thursday ...

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Manhattan DA Considers Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization & Two Senior Company Officials

The New York Times reports: The Manhattan district attorney’s office is considering pursuing criminal charges against the Trump Organization and two senior company officials in connection with Michael D. Cohen’s hush money payment to an adult film actress, according to two officials with knowledge of the matter. A state investigation would center on how the company accounted for its reimbursement ...

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New York State Subpoenas Cohen In Trump Probe

The Associated Press reports: Investigators in New York state have issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Foundation. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax department confirmed the subpoena to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The subpoena was issued after Cohen’s attorney said the longtime lawyer for President Donald Trump has ...

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Trump Explodes Over Lawsuit Against His “Charity”

NBC News reports: New York’s attorney general announced a lawsuit against the Trump Foundation Thursday, saying it engaged in a pattern of illegal self-dealing over more than a decade. NBC News has reached out to the White House and Trump Organization, but Trump commented about the case on Twitter shortly after it was announced. He claimed the foundation gave out ...

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New York State AG Sues To Dissolve Trump Foundation Charity For Its “Pattern Of Persistent Illegal Conduct”

CNBC reports: New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Thursday sued President Donald Trump and three of his adult children, claiming “a pattern of persistent illegal conduct” for more than a decade at the charity named for Trump. Underwood claims that the Donald J. Trump Foundation engaged in “extensive unlawful political coordination with the Trump presidential campaign.” She also alleged ...

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BREAKING: New York Attorney General Orders Trump Foundation To Cease Its Unlicensed Operations

The New York Times reports: The office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a “notice of violation” to Donald J. Trump’s foundation, ordering it to immediately stop soliciting donations in New York. The letter, which was sent on Friday and released on Monday morning by Mr. Schneiderman’s office, said that its charities bureau had determined that ...

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REPORT: Trump Foundation Not Licensed In New York

Another scoop from David Farenthold at the Washington Post: Donald Trump’s charitable foundation — which has been sustained for years by donors outside the Trump family — has never obtained the certification that New York requires before charities can solicit money from the public, according to the state attorney general’s office. Under the laws in New York, where the Donald ...

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New York AG Eric Schneiderman Expands Trump Probe To Include “Self-Dealing” By Trump Foundation

Talking Points Memo reports: The New York attorney general’s investigation of the Donald J. Trump Foundation appears to have broadened to include new allegations of self-dealing by Trump that surfaced after the probe began, TPM has learned. The town of Palm Beach, Florida, has provided documents to the New York Attorney General’s Office as part of the probe, a lawyer ...

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Trump Brags About Using “Other People’s Money” Amidst Reports Of Illegal Charity Spending [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump bragged Tuesday there’s “nothing like” using other people’s money, hours after a report said he used more than $250,000 from his charitable organization to litigate lawsuits against his business interests. Trump, while calling for building safe zones in Syria financed by Gulf states, vaunted the benefits of doing business with “OPM.” “It’s called OPM. I do ...

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Washington Post: Trump Used $258,000 In Charity Donations To Trump Foundation To Settle Lawsuits

Another big scoop from David Farenthold: 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” ...

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NEW YORK: AG Eric Schneiderman Opens Investigation Into Trump Foundation’s “Troubling Transactions”

Politico reports: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation into the Donald J. Trump Foundation “to make sure it’s complying with the laws governing charities in New York,” he said Tuesday. A source familiar with the matter confirmed Schneiderman’s remark and said the New York Attorney General’s office “has opened an inquiry into the Trump Foundation based ...

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House Democrats Demand DOJ Investigation Into Trump Foundation’s Campaign Donation To Pam Bondi

CNN reports: House Democrats are seeking a Justice Department investigation of the Trump Foundation, following reports about a large donation he gave to Florida’s attorney general in 2013. Trump donated $25,000 to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s campaign, as her office was considering whether to open an investigation into Trump University. Bondi’s office did not open an investigation, and Trump ...

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