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Will Donald Trump’s Campaign Make Him Rich?

on June 26, 2016

Once a con man, always a con man.

Diane Ravitch's blog

The release of campaign financial filings revealed a curious fact about Donald Trump. He may end up enriching himself, his family, and his far-flung enterprises by running for president. The New York Times reported the story with an air of amazement at Trump’s brazen self-dealing. This is no ordinary campaign.


“Donald J. Trump regularly boasts that he is self-funding his presidential bid, but new campaign finance filings show that he is also shifting plenty of money back to himself in the process.


According to documents submitted to the Federal Election Commission, Mr. Trump, whose campaign has just $1.3 million cash on hand, paid at least $1.1 million to his businesses and family members in May for expenses associated with events and travel costs. The total represents nearly a fifth of the $6 million that his campaign spent in the month.

The spending raised eyebrows among campaign finance experts and some…

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One response to “Will Donald Trump’s Campaign Make Him Rich?

  1. swo8 says:

    Isn’t he rich already? Or has this campaign make hime poor?
    Leslie

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