2 firms paid $50 million by Trump inaugural committee
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly-filed federal tax documents show President Donald Trump's inauguration committee paid two private companies more than $50 million while donating $5 million to charitable causes after the January 2017 event in Washington.
The Trump committee paid nearly $26 million to an event planning firm started by Stephanie Winston-Wolkoff, an adviser to first lady Melania Trump, according to a New York Times report. A Maryland event production company was also paid $25 million for its role in preparing for Trump's inaugural.
The Trump committee's fundraising netted $107 million —... read more