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Trump and Bondi’s controversial relationship

[…] Donald Trump. Like many speakers, she has a personal history with Trump—but it’s unlikely that any other speaker’s relationship with Trump has led to so many legal complaints or so many unanswered questions. Trump and Bondi are entangled in a major political scandal involving a $25,000 illegal contribution made by the Trump Foundation, a […]

The Trump Foundation’s bad investments

A major part of the controversy—and IRS complaints filed by CREW—surrounding the Trump Foundation was the foundation’s spending on what appeared to be personal items for Trump, which is illegal for a charitable foundation. $20,000 in 2007 for a portrait of Trump by “speed painter” Michael Israel. $10,000 in 2014 for another painting of Trump […]

CREW files third Trump Foundation complaint with IRS

[…] members of his or members of his family pledged to make contributions at charity auctions, but the Trump Foundation made the payments. As explained in CREW’s previous complaints, the Trump Foundation and Mr. Trump also apparently engaged in self-dealing and private inurement when the foundation made a $25,000 political contribution. Click here to read […]

Trump now violating Constitution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2017 CONTACT: Jordan Libowitz 202-408-5565 | [email protected]   CREW STATEMENT: TRUMP NOW VIOLATING CONSTITUTION WATCHDOG ALSO FILES COMPLAINTS REGARDING TRUMP HOTEL AND CLIMATE CHANGE WITCH HUNT Washington, DC—As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director Noah […]

CREW files Bondi, Trump Foundation complaint with DOJ

[…] about who gave it contributions and to whom it gave grants. Click here to read the complaint with the DOJ. CREW has already filed a complaint with the Florida Office of the Attorney General and Commission on Ethics regarding AG Bondi and the Trump Foundation, as well as a pair of complaints with the IRS.