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H.R. 4454: Disclosing Official Spending at Presidential Businesses Act

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How much money is the government spending to profit Trump’s personal businesses?


After becoming president, Donald Trump handed over day-to-day management of his businesses to sons Donald Jr. and Eric, but retained his ownership stake despite calls for him to divest during the period of his presidency.

As a result, government agencies have spent money at Trump properties — most frequently his hotels — which in turn personally benefits the president’s bank account. Perhaps the most famous example was the Secret Service spending $20,000 to stay at a Trump-owned hotel in Vancouver during a Donald Jr. hunting trip to Canada.

However, it’s unclear how much total federal money has been spent on Trump’s businesses and properties. While some individual examples and their dollar amounts have become ...

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Adam Schiff

Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Sep 20, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Sep 20, 2019

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Sep 20, 2019

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H.R. 4454 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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