Trump Campaign Caught Funneling Cash Through Businesses To His Family

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If you’ve ever wondered how anyone can actually agree to be Donald Trump, Jr.’s girlfriend, it apparently comes with a sweetened pot of millions of dollars, which explains Kimberly Guilfoyle’s motivation for continuing to pretend she actually likes him. For Lara Trump, she had to make the sacrifice of actually marrying and having children with Eric Trump, but it appears she’s being well compensated for the task, also.

Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale is being called to task by ethics watchdogs and campaign finance officials for payments in the millions to Trump’s daughter-in-law and his son’s girlfriend, as well as to Parscale’s business interests. Both Guilfoyle and Trump are being paid $188,000 a year for their work in the campaign.

According to The Huffington Post:

‘“The money is being laundered through corporations run by top Trump campaign officials,” said Brendan Fischer, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center. “That has the effect of keeping the public in the dark as to a big chunk of Trump campaign spending.”

‘The group’s complaint with the Federal Election Commission asks for an investigation to put an end to the practice and to punish the campaign with fines.’

This is not the first time a Trump campaign has come under fire for fraudulent practices. In 2016, the Trump campaign failed to report payments made by Trump lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen to adult film star and director Stormy Daniels to keep her quiet regarding an affair she had with the president, a payment for which Cohen went to prison but Trump has gone unpunished. Now, once again, campaign finance laws are reportedly being ignored by the Trump campaign.

‘According to the complaint, both Trump’s reelection campaign and a related fundraising group, the “Trump Make America Great Again Committee,” are breaking federal campaign law by running payments through former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale’s private firms as well as American Made Media Consultants, a company created specifically to place ads and buy related services for the campaign.’

Also getting rich from the Trump campaign is Brad Parscale, the disgraced campaign manager who bragged on social media that Trump’s Tulsa rally had received nearly a million requests for tickets. In truth, only around 6,000 attendees actually showed up, and Parscale was soon demoted.

‘Parscale’s companies have already received $39 million from Trump’s campaign, the RNC and their joint fundraising committees, according to a HuffPost analysis of FEC filings from Jan. 20, 2017, through the end of June 2020. American Made Media Consultants has been paid $177.6 million from those same committees through that time period.’

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