Democrats Think They’ve Found a Way To Pin Down How Much Money Trump Could Be Making Off His Presidency
Analysis | Democrats think they’ve found a way to pin down how much money Trump could be making off his presidency
The Trump International Hotel opened in Washington in October 2016. (AFP/Getty Images)Democrats in Congress think they’ve found a way to shed some light on how much money President Trump stands to make through his business empire by simply being president.
With Congress out of town in August, Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee launched an investigation Tuesday into what the federal government is spending on Trump properties.
They sent letters to the heads of 23 major federal agencies requesting that the agencies calculate how much they are spending on products or services by Trump-owned-or-affiliated business: Did your …