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Trump’s businesses received millions from foreign entities during his presidency, House report says

Trump’s businesses received millions from foreign entities during his presidency, House report says

Democrats say the payments defied the Constitution’s foreign emoluments clause.

By Will Steakin, ABC News

Former President Donald Trump’s businesses received millions of dollars from foreign entities located in 20 different countries during his presidency, according to a new report released Thursday by Democrats on the House Oversight committee.

The top Democrat on the Oversight Committee, Rep. Jamie Raskin, released the report and provided documents from Trump’s former accounting firm that show that 20 governments, including China and Saudi Arabia, paid at least $7.8 million during Trump’s presidency to business entities that included Trump International Hotels in Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas, and Trump Towers in New York.

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