Is Joe Biden the next president? Will Donald Trump somehow get a second term? None of that matters to New York Attorney General Letitia James. Sticking with what has apparently been the only agenda she’s interested in since taking office, the self-avowed leader of the “Resistance” movement has launched yet another probe into the financial affairs of President Trump. This one comes with a bit of a twist, however, since she’s dragging the President’s daughter Ivanka into the mix. This time her questions involve consulting fees paid to Trump’s daughter through a company that she operated. So what crime may have been committed here? We have no idea because the anonymous sources that the New York Times cited when reporting on these developments didn’t say. (Associated Press)
New York’s attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president’s business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday.
The New York Times, citing anonymous sources, reported that a similar subpoena was sent to President Donald Trump’s company by the Manhattan district attorney, which is conducting a parallel criminal probe.
At issue here, according to the Gray Lady’s anonymous sources, is $747,622 that was allegedly paid to Ivanka Trump’s firm over a period of “several years” for consulting services. Letitia James would like to know if those fees were legitimate or if they were part of a much larger pattern of payments designed to reduce the President’s tax liability. No suggestion is made that Ivanka Trump as done anything wrong by accepting the work.
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