Trump Inaugural Committee Is Subpoenaed for Documents

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Manhattan federal prosecutors seek to scrutinize donors and spending amid criminal investigation

Trump Inaugural Committee Under Investigation: What to Know

Trump Inaugural Committee Under Investigation: What to Know

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President Trump’s inaugural committee is being investigated by prosecutors in New York. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains what is known about the committee’s fundraising and spending.

President Trump’s inaugural committee on Monday received a subpoena for documents from the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office, which last year opened a criminal investigation into how the fund raised and spent more than $100 million on 2017 inauguration festivities, according to people familiar with the matter.

The subpoena requests documents related to the committee’s donors and spending, according to a copy viewed by The Wall Street Journal, including communications about payments made directly by donors to vendors—which would…

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