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Public Corruption Prosecutors Plan To Subpoena Records From Trump Inauguration Committee: Report

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Public Corruption Prosecutors Plan To Subpoena Records From Trump Inauguration Committee: Report




Federal prosecutors in New York, who are investigating potential crimes inside the Trump inauguration committee, are reportedly planning to subpoena the organization for documents, sources with direct knowledge told ABC News.

ABC News reported that prosecutors in the Southern District of New York’s public corruption section reached out to the inaugural committee on Monday and asked if they could accept a subpoena for documents from prosecutors.

Sources with direct knowledge of the prosecutors’ request told ABC the inaugural committee’s lawyers were “asked if they could accept a subpoena for documents from federal prosecutors,” the report noted.


The sources did not say what documents the district is requesting in its ongoing probe of Trump campaign and inauguration finances.

The Hill notes:

Trump’s inaugural committee raised a record $107 million for the 2017 inauguration, about twice as much as former President Obama and former President George W. Bush raised for their inaugurations. Despite the large total, events surrounding Trump’s swearing-in were fewer and smaller than in years past, ABC reported.

The committee is facing scrutiny regarding its donors. Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Trump’s inauguration committee accepted donations in exchange for access to the administration, according to a December report from The Wall Street Journal.





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