In this file photo taken on January 29, 2016, Donald Trump presents a cheque from the Trump Foundation to the Puppy Jake Foundation in Davenport, Iowa. It was two days before the Iowa caucuses for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Donald Trump agrees to shut down his charity, accused of ‘a shocking pattern of illegality’ by New York attorney general

  • The Trump Foundation will dissolve and its funds be disbursed to other charities, as New York pursues a lawsuit over its ‘wilful self-dealing’
  • Trump seemingly used the charity for personal interests big and small, from fixing a fountain near his Plaza Hotel to paying his son’s US$7 Scout membership fee
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In this file photo taken on January 29, 2016, Donald Trump presents a cheque from the Trump Foundation to the Puppy Jake Foundation in Davenport, Iowa. It was two days before the Iowa caucuses for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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