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New York Sues Trump for Illegal Conduct


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Dot A (182)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 8:39 am
- within this article -
(not a surprise to most of the Care2 community, but it bolsters our resistance!)
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In 2016, Trump sought to excuse his foundation’s actions in a letter to the New York attorney general, saying that the Iowa fundraiser was a charity event. “This statement was false,” Underwood wrote, “because, in reality, the Fundraiser was a Trump Campaign event in which the Foundation participated.”

She wrote that Trump had repeatedly signed charity documents saying that nonprofits like his were not allowed to become involved in political campaigns. “Mr. Trump’s wrongful use of the Foundation to benefit his Campaign was willful and knowing,” she wrote.

As president, Trump has repeatedly called for the repeal of the “Johnson Amendment,” a 1954 tax code provision that imposed the ban on political activity by nonprofit groups.
 

Animae C (514)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 8:42 am
"The New York attorney general on Thursday filed suit against trump and his three eldest children alleging “persistently illegal conduct” at the president’s personal charity, saying trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit — to pay off his businesses’ creditors, to decorate one of his golf clubs and to stage a multimillion dollar giveaway at his 2016 campaign events."

Awesome, this is GOLD!!!
Shared
TY Dot
 

Animae C (514)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 8:43 am
i'm bolstered!!!
 

Pat B (356)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 8:45 am
Good to see/read that states are now going after him and picking up steam.
Couldn't happen to a 'nicer' guy....LOL !!!

Great read. Thanks, Dot for post.
 

Dot A (182)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 1:00 pm
(more stuff if the link will work for you: @ https://whatthefuckjusthappenedtoday.com/all/ )
I too am feeling a smidgen of hope that more organizations will dig deeper into past business dealings to uncover more flimflam activities by the Trump family.

Would very much enjoy what the rest of you are thinking or feeling regarding this latest news. My belief is that if the truth keeps being revealed, eventually, we may have some power to get our country going in the direction of ethics, good judgments based upon moral codes, and a society that reestablishes the goals of fairness and competent decision making for the whole of our population, not the elite and privileged.
 

Thomas M (0)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 2:25 pm
Great.
 

Judy C (97)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 3:05 pm
The link gets strange results from my browser and adblockers, so I'm leery of it. I've had bouts with adware that were pains in the rear in the past when scripts keep running like this site, so I never navigate within them at all.

This is great news! The woman bringing the suit had better watch her back. I's about time Trump be held accountable for his sleazy actions! Thanks Dot.
 

Colleen L (3)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 3:24 pm
Wonderful news. Glad to see that people /states are standing up and joining together to go after tRump and his family members for illegal wrong doings.. I pray that these people/states wins. Thanks Dot
 

Dot A (182)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 4:42 pm
Thanks and hugs to everyone who embraces the truth about Trump! He may have fooled some of the people, but he has NOT fooled any of YOU!!! with Stars to All ~ Dot

Each person's comments builds up our hope for some kind of fix to this horrible situation, getting more horrible with each relationship Trump makes with another dictator!

Leaving our friends and allies bewildered and in a state of distrust for our nation, and around the world.
 

Sue L (63)
Thursday June 14, 2018, 6:35 pm
Yay! Good news! If anyone knows how corrupt Trump and his family are, it is the state of New York. I am hoping this is finally the start of his long overdue downfall.
 

Raleighaway k (372)
Friday June 15, 2018, 12:00 am
It's about time! Great news! Thanks for sharing, Dot posted tweeted
 

Dot A (182)
Friday June 15, 2018, 12:57 pm
0ops~ sorry to Judy, with that link not good. It appears that this scandal is getting a lot of attention now, though, so I'm sure everyone is find a ton of info should they want to learn more. Let's keep praying that the digging goes deeper and the discoveries are overwhelmingly evaluated as criminal activities. I don't believe he was careless enough to leave any prints behind regarding collusion with another country: Russia. That only took the wink of a most subtle eye between such people. Their on the same wave length,... Got to go for now.

Thanks to All !
 
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