• Report: The Trumps allegedly funneled thousands in kids' cancer charity donations into the Trump Organization

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    The Eric Trump Foundation apparently paid President Donald Trump’s businesses $1.2 million between 2007 and 2015 for expenses related to the foundation’s annual charity event at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York, according to a new Forbes report.

    • Eric Trump has raised $11 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through his foundation, most of which came from the annual golf tournament, and another $5 million in conjunction with other organizations.
    • The first four yearly tournaments cost about $50,000 each. But in 2011, the costs jumped from $46,000 to $142,000. After dropping back down to $59,000 in 2012, the costs again rose to $230,000 in 2013, $242,000 in 2014, and $322,000 in 2015.
    • More than $500,000 of the money raised by the Eric Trump Foundation was actually re-donated to other charities, including four groups that later paid to host golf tournaments at Trump properties.
    • In one instance, the Donald J. Trump Foundation donated $100,000 to the Eric Trump Foundation, money that was then redirected to Trump’s businesses to pay for the golf tournament costs.
    • According to golf tournament experts and former employees at Trump’s golf club, there is no way to explain how costs could have amounted to …read more  

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