Just Today, New Evidence on Ivanka as Center of Criminal Probe into Inauguration Money

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Rolling Stone is out with a new report stating that New York prosecutors are honing in on events that occurred just prior to Trump’s inauguration, and specifically money paid from the inauguration committee to the Trump organization for “space rented.” The most delicious part? It looks like Ivanka is the one up to her eyeballs in criminality.

Per Rolling Stone:

According to reporting by WNYC and ProPublica, President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee paid large sums of money to the Trump organization to host events at the Trump-owned property, and the president’s daughter discussed charging $175,000 per day for the space, despite organizers’ concerns that it would look like the Trumps were lining their pockets.

Yes, back then they worried what it would “look like,” not that they actually were lining their pockets, which was the entire point of being elected in the first place. They never cared about making America great, they cared about getting as rich as possible, even as president. (Which is just so inconceivable if you think about it. For 99.9% of the world, if elected to the highest office in existence, one’s only “worry” would be whether one could do a job that history would look upon as successful in guiding the nation. These people worried about haggling an extra couple hundred thousand.).

“These events are in PE’s [the president-elect’s] honor at his hotel and one of them is for family and close friends. Please take into consideration that when this is audited it will become public knowledge. I understand that compared to the original pricing this is great but we should look at the whole context. In my opinion the max rental fee should be $85,000 per day,” Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, an event planner who helped with the inauguration, wrote to caution Ivanka and others involved with the planning.

For those of you scoring at home, you will note that the $175K proposed, and the $85K insisted upon as “market value” (and that’s puffed-up market value to begin with), look suspiciously like “doubling” the amount that should have been paid, or what lazy people who are simply looking to take advantage of rubes do as a rule of thumb, “double it.”

A spokesperson for Ivanka Trump’s ethics lawyer denied the first daughter’s involvement in the negotiations: “When contacted by someone working on the inauguration, Ms. Trump passed the inquiry on to a hotel official and said only that any resulting discussions should be at a ‘fair market rate.’ Ms. Trump was not involved in any additional discussions.”

Riiiight.

Suckers!

And that’s why she was prominently mentioned in the emails concerning what they will damn well charge.

Let us be assured of one thing. The Trump Inauguration Committee raised more than double what any previous president-elect had raised, and organized about one-quarter of the number events typical. Yet, the money is gone. Given what we know about the Trumps, not a single person doubts that the money went straight into Trump pockets. Republicans will simply adopt a new position. They will suddenly believe that presidents have the right to personally profit off whatever they damn well please, breaking whatever laws they damn well please, and f-you for believing otherwise, as it would be un-American and socialist to not do so.

But, you – Ivanka, should be afraid. You are going to go through some things. Because at no point in your life did you ever imagine having your actions examined so closely. Saddle-up buttercup, and get better lawyers than your two-bit daddy.

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Peace, y’all

Jason

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9 Comments on "Just Today, New Evidence on Ivanka as Center of Criminal Probe into Inauguration Money"

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Rutokin
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Rutokin

Was there any doubt that the whole damn family is involved, of course not. This just keeps getting better by the day. Can’t wait to see what they’ll find on Jared

Nobsartist
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Nobsartist

That’s how organized crime rings roll. Double, triple or more. Why do you think his buildings cost so much yet sell for so little in bankruptcy.

Inzane
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Inzane

The Trumps are toxic and the criteria the GOP used to nominate a successful businessman as president were seriously flawed.
I think most repugs know that but only a handful will ever admit it.

David Bishop
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David Bishop

C’mon now, royalty deserves all they can grab. Just look at what they’ve sacrificed in service!

Dick panico
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Dick panico
Well of course, we all know Trump’s family have been enriching themselves , illegally at the tax payers expense. It’s been going on from the start of his becoming president. However in reality, it started decades ago . From when Trump became, involved with ROY ( boy ) COHN ! Lying , cheating, abusing, became a way of life . He was taught how , to compromise other’s to corrupt them to become like him . He’s corrupted a complete Republicans Congress. Admittedly some were already corrupted, but Trump , really (completed ), the job . Never in history of… Read more »
Ed Gould
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Ed Gould

It has been three years. Still, if I recall correctly on MSNBC there was a segment about 5 or 6 limousines pulling up to where Trump’s family was staying, and 16 or 17 suitcases of money were taken out of the limo’s and given to the “inauguration committee” from the President of Venezuela. His son may have been there to provide the money to the “inauguration committee. I think that this money may have disappeared into Trump & Company and not even shown up in the Inaugurations books.

Robert Burnett
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Robert Burnett

I’d love to see little Ms Prissy go down. She thinks her crap don’t stink. Her heart is just as evil and black as her daddy dearest.

Teresa Goben
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Teresa Goben

How the hell do people come up with stories like that .The president has never taken a pay check he has given it to charity but according to all these stupid reports all he wants is to line his pockets.

Theresa
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Theresa

USA If you Love the USA, then pray for The Trump. For God word say he there will be good and bad rules. Therefor Pray that Gods will will be done and not ours.If you love the USA!