Transcript for New Look at Donald Trump's Business Tax Records
We turned out to the race for president and new questions first reported by the Washington Post did Donald Trump used donations to his charities foundation. To pay for to settle lawsuits at some of his most famous resorts and to buy portraits of himself. ABC's David right on the money trail. Donald Trump complained it's hard to run for office as a billion there. Everyone says you should never do successful never run for political office jobs business empire and charitable foundation are now under a microscope. Today the Washington posed accused trump of using his foundation as a piggy back to settle lawsuits against his company's. In possible violation of IRS rules when trumps Mara log go club faced a 120000. Dollar fine for having too big a flag pole. Trump settled the case by pledging a 100000 dollars to a veterans' charity. The Jack came not from Trump's own pocket. But from the foundation foundation money also paid to settle a lawsuit brought by a golfer against trumps club in Westchester New York a 158000. To the golfer's favorite charity. On the campaign trail trump accuses the Clinton foundation of influence peddling. It was day. All our lives. But trumpet and IRS penalty after his foundation made a 25000. Dollar donation. To a group supporting Florida's attorney general Pam Bundy who subsequently decided not to pursue an investigation. Into trump university. Today Bonnie defended herself I would never ever trade. Any campaign donation that's absurd trump has bragged about how much. Money he gives to charity you want to reveal how much of it to charity. I think I revealed over a period of years and given over a hundred million dollars this year I think 102 million dollars or something there that's a chair Jesse. Hasn't released his tax returns there's no proof. The Foundation's tax returns show the last time he made a personal contribution was eight years ago. Since then according to the post he's spent 121000 dollars of the Foundation's money at a charity auction to buy a helmet signed by Tim Tebow. And shelled out 30000 dollars for two portraits of himself. Including this 11. Stanley Foundation has made count. Countless lives around the world. Other candidates. Foundation. Took money. Other people due to his charity. And then bought a six foot tall painting of himself. We reached out to the drug campaign and the Trump Organization both headquartered right here at trump tower. No response yet David David Wright thank you.
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