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D.C. lawyer basic: Trump Jr.’s deposition ‘raised additional questions’ about inaugural funds

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The youthful Trumps and Allen Weisselberg within the background, twirling his mustache I presume.

In January of 2020, Washington, D.C. Lawyer Normal Karl Racine filed a civil complaint in opposition to the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee (Trumps) and the 2 entities—the Trump Group, which owns the Trump Worldwide Resort in Washington, D.C., and the Loews Resort chain, which owned The Madison Resort in Washington, D.C. in 2017. At subject had been the exorbitant charges the Inaugural Committee paid to the resort for personal events and rooms and areas that weren’t even used. Racine pointed to evidence that people within the Inaugural Committee knew the prices were overboard and questioned them on the time. In December, Ivanka Trump needed to sit for not less than 5 hours to reply questions. Like an excellent grifter Trump, she claimed it was all a political witch hunt.

At across the identical time Ivanka was being deposed, her older brother Junior was getting phone calls from Racine asking him a couple of purported $49,358.92 that the Trump Group was contracted to pay to the resort related to the inauguration. It seems that not solely didn’t the Trump Group pay that cash again to itself (in essence)—the nonprofit, donor-funded Presidential Inauguration Committee ended up slicing that test again to the Trumps’ resort pursuits. In reality, Trump Jr. might have been the one that forwarded that test on to the Inaugural Committee. Weeeeeeeiiiiird, huh?

Properly, it seems that whereas many people had been watching the terrible sequel impeachment trial of Donald Trump in the course of the week of Feb. 9, Donald Trump, Jr. was having his personal deposition with Racine’s workplace. CNN reports that the Washington, D.C. Lawyer Normal’s workplace says this new deposition “raised further questions about the nature” of that exact same bill—the one which was forwarded by the Trump Group to the Trump Inaugural Committee to pay Trump’s resort.