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Eric Trump Foundation Told Donors
Money Went To Kids With Cancer, Then
Gave To Different Causes

Forbes, by Dan Alexander

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Posted By:abuela10, 6/30/2017 7:33:13 AM

Dressed in a pinstriped suit and blue tie, with New York’s Plaza Hotel framed over his left shoulder and Central Park over his right, the president’s son Eric Trump touts his charity’s 2014 golf invitational in a Trump Organization video. “It’s really kind of the pinnacle for the Eric Trump Foundation,” he says. “We just raised an inordinate amount of money, and it all obviously goes to the children of St. Jude.” The charity did in fact raise a serious amount of money at the golf event that year, some $1.8 million, according to federal tax filings, while maintaining an impressive

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Knives out for another Trump but article proves that millions went to St. Jude´s and some went to other worthy causes. Donors were made aware of these other causes. This is worthwhile foundation not like the Clinton Foundation which enriched Clintons. For shame.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 6/30/2017 7:46:55 AM     (No. 11304125)

Will Forbes take a look at the Clinton Foundation? Charity Navigator said, ´we can´t figure out what the f... they do there, so we can´t rate them.´

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Felixcat, 6/30/2017 7:48:36 AM     (No. 11304126)

Okay, so not 100% went to St. Jude but other smaller charities like a zoo and animal rescue group. Heaven forbid.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 6/30/2017 7:56:15 AM     (No. 11304138)

Et tu, Steve Forbes?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/30/2017 8:03:11 AM     (No. 11304141)

Another day, another Trump hit piece. It must be really hard to find this stuff.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BarryNo, 6/30/2017 8:20:51 AM     (No. 11304156)

More lies and obfuscation from the Elites. If they´re trying to gin up mobs to come and lynch them, they´re doing a good job!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kate318, 6/30/2017 8:38:09 AM     (No. 11304172)

That the best you got, Dan?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MeiDei, 6/30/2017 8:38:52 AM     (No. 11304174)

Sounds to me Eric needs a new tax attorney and/or auditing firm.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cartcart, 6/30/2017 9:15:27 AM     (No. 11304202)

Really, now. If you write a check to a charity and take a tax donation, it is no longer your money. If you direct it to a specific place as to the dollar amount, you are, in fact, laundering money.

I donated a lot of money to my favorite charity and understand that they will administer the funds. Once my check is in their hands, they have full control over where it is spent. If I did not trust, then I would not donate.

So, this is not a problem in my book.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: strike3, 6/30/2017 10:44:30 AM     (No. 11304335)

Horrors! Impeach the President.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dvc, 6/30/2017 11:17:34 AM     (No. 11304394)

Forbes is nuts.

$6 million to St. Judes, and $500K to other charities, and that is supposed to be somehow bad?

With a 14% expense fraction, that is impressive. Many worthless "charities" spend 80-90% on themselves.....say like the Clinton Crime Family Foundation and never a peep out of any media on that criminal enterprise.

TDS is a terrible disease.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/30/2017 11:54:21 AM     (No. 11304462)

Shut up about Eric Trump. He is a nice guy, a whole lot nicer than Forbes.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/1/2017 2:01:27 AM     (No. 11305093)

How about when people donated to the Komen Foundation, thinking the money went to women with breast cancer and the KF gave money to Planned Parenthood?

How much money from the Klinton Foundation went towards Chels wedding instead of Haitians?

At least ETF money went to worthy causes.

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