BREAKING: NY Attorney General sues Trump and family over charity, claiming ‘illegal conduct’


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New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Thursday sued President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and their charitable foundation, claiming “a pattern of persistent illegal conduct” for more than a decade.

Underwood claims that the Donald J. Trump Foundation engaged in “extensive unlawful political coordination with the Trump presidential campaign.”

She also alleged, “repeated and willful self-dealing transactions to benefit Mr. Trump’s personal and business interests,” and that the foundation violated “basic legal obligations for non-profit foundations.”

CLICK HERE to read the lawsuit, filed June 14, 2018. The article goes on to state the following:

In addition to Trump and the foundation, Underwood is suing Donald Trump Jr.Eric Trump, and their sister Ivanka Trump, a senior adviser to the president. The family members are all board members of the foundation, according to Underwood.

“As our investigation reveals, the Trump Foundation was little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. Trump or his businesses to nonprofits, regardless of their purpose or legality,” said Underwood.

CNBC also reported:

Underwood is seeking restitution of $2.8 million, plus penalties. She also is asking to dissolve the foundation and to bar President Trump from serving as a director on a non-profit group in New York for 10 years, and each of his children named in the suit for one year each.

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