The attorney general for the District of Columbia has said an investigation into how money was spent for President Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration is not “politically motivated” and Ivanka Trump’s comments to the contrary were “highly misleading.”
Karl A. Racine, a Democrat, was responding to a claim made by the president’s daughter. She had posted on Twitter on Thursday about making a deposition to the attorney general’s office in relation to the probe.
His office sued the Presidential Inaugural Committee in January, alleging the nonprofit misspent more than $1 million raised by “grossly overpaying” the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C.
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