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Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating whether President Donald Trump's inaugural committee in 2017 misrepresents some of the $ 107 million it has raised

Federal prosecutors are allegedly investigating whether some of the best donors of Trump's inauguration have given money in 2017 in exchange for access to his administration, policy concessions or to influence administration.

The research focuses on donors from the Middle East, such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

According to The New York Times, researchers are trying to determine whether those countries use strodonors to conceal their donations from the inaugural committee of President Donald Trump and the pro-Trump super PAC, Rebuilding America Now, in the hope of buying influence.

Foreign nations are not legally allowed to contribute to federal campaigns, PACs and inaugural funds.

Federal prosecutors are also investigating whether the Trump inaugural commission is misguiding part of the $ 107 million it has raised.

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Federal prosecutors are allegedly investigating whether some of the best donors of Trump's inauguration have given money in 2017 in exchange for access to his records, policy concessions, or to influence administration.

Federal prosecutors are allegedly investigating whether some of the best donors of Trump's inauguration have given money in 2017 in exchange for access to his records, policy concessions, or to influence administration.

The research focuses on donors from the Middle East, such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

The research focuses on donors from the Middle East, such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

The research focuses on donors from the Middle East, such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

It could violate money in exchange for political favors federal corruption laws. There could also be a violation of federal law if the funds were derived from the inaugural commission, which was registered as a non-profit organization.

& # 39; That has nothing to do with the president or the first lady, & # 39; said the secretary of the White House, Sarah Sanders, Thursday night. The biggest thing the president did in his engagement with the inauguration was to come here and raise his hand and take the oath of his office. The president at that time was focused on the transition and not on one of the planning. & # 39;

The research came partly from materials that were involved in business transactions in the federal probe of Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, according to The Wall Street Journal.

In April, Cohen's home, office and hotel room incidents, federal agents found a recorded conversation between Cohen and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, who worked on the inaugural events.

In their conversation, Wolkoff expressed his concern about the way in which the inaugural committee spends its money.

Wolkoff, a former Vogue staff member, one of the old friends of the first lady, left the administration in February after reports from her company, WIS Media Partners, received $ 26 million in payments to help plan the inauguration.

She was an unpaid advisor to the first lady. It is unknown when the conversation between Wolkoff and Cohen took place or why it was recorded.

According to the tax returns of the commission WIS Media Partners of Wolkoff were formed 45 days before the inauguration and most of each seller was paid for her work.

Federal prosecutors are also investigating whether the Trump inaugural commission is misguiding part of the $ 107 million it has raised. Prosecutors acted on a tip from a conversation that was found on a recording during a raid in the home, office and hotel room of Michael Cohen.

Federal prosecutors are also investigating whether the Trump inaugural commission is misguiding part of the $ 107 million it has raised. Prosecutors acted on a tip from a conversation that was found on a recording during a raid in the home, office and hotel room of Michael Cohen.

Federal prosecutors are also investigating whether the Trump inaugural commission is misguiding part of the $ 107 million it has raised. Prosecutors acted on a tip from a conversation that was found on a recording during a raid in the home, office and hotel room of Michael Cohen.

The call was between Cohen and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, who worked at the inaugural events

The call was between Cohen and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, who worked at the inaugural events

The call was between Cohen and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to Melania Trump, who worked at the inaugural events

Trump's in-house committee increased more than twice what President Barack Obama's first inauguration commission did.

Supporters said the president's inauguration was so expensive because nobody expected him to win, so all planning was finished at the last minute.

Trump's funds came largely from wealthy donors and companies earning $ 1 million or more – including casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, AT & T Inc and Boeing Co., according to filed Federal Election Commission requests by the Journal.

A lawyer in the vicinity of the case told the Journal that the inaugural committee was not approached by prosecutors.

& # 39; We are not aware of any evidence that the investigation that the Journal is reporting actually exists & # 39 ;, the attorney told the newspaper.

Prosecutors have asked Richard Gates, a former campaign manager who was the deputy chairman of the inauguration committee, about the expenses of the commission and its donors.

Supporters said the president's inauguration was so expensive because nobody expected him to win, so all planning was finished at the last minute.

Supporters said the president's inauguration was so expensive because nobody expected him to win, so all planning was finished at the last minute.

Supporters said the president's inauguration was so expensive because nobody expected him to win, so all planning was finished at the last minute.

Gates met public prosecutors from the law firm in Manhattan and the office of the special board.

Special counsel Robert Mueller has investigated whether foreign money has entered the initiation fund, that foreign contributions can not accept.

In August, the American law firm in Washington received a guilty plea from a DC consultant, referring to Mueller, who admitted that he had used an American citizen to act as a "Stripper" & # 39; to serve, so that a "prominent Ukrainian oligarch & # 39; could be present at the inauguration.

The names were never disclosed, according to the newspaper.

There have been other reports that prosecutors were interested in persons with Russian ties who attended the inauguration of Trump.

The Washington Post reported in January that the FBI expressed concern over several Russians who were connected to the Kremlin and who were in DC that weekend, and ABC News reported in June that Mueller was investigating how different Russian oligarchs gained access to invitation feasts.

Since he was guilty of eight counts in August, Cohen worked with prosecutors in New York and the office of the special counsel.

On Wednesday he was sentenced to three years in prison.

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