Trump used charity funds to pay legal settlements: report

According to the Washington post Donald Trump used $258,000 from the Donald J. Trump Foundation to pay settlements in legal casesRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump used funds from his charitable foundation to pay settlements in legal cases involving his businesses, an apparent violation of laws governing non-profits, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The cases involved a combined $258,000 paid out by the Donald J. Trump Foundation — a charity almost entirely funded with other people’s money, the newspaper said — and follow a review of legal documents and the foundation’s tax records. The newspaper carried out a weekslong investigation into the charity’s finances, finding that Trump himself has not contributed a dollar since 2009.

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