White House advisers reportedly said Trump’s re-election campaign is skirting FEC rules to ‘secretly’ pay his sons’ significant others $180,000 a year
- The president’s re-election campaign is paying Kimberly Guilfoyle and Lara Trump, the significant others of Trump’s sons, $180,000 a year each, according to a HuffPost report.
- Two unofficial White House advisers told HuffPost the payments are made through companies owned by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale in order to avoid FEC disclosure requirements.
- “I can pay them however I want to pay them,” Parscale told HuffPost.
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., and Lara Trump, the wife of Eric Trump, are being “secretly” paid $15,000 a month each by the president’s re-election campaign, White House advisers familiar with the payments told HuffPost.
According to the HuffPost report, the payments total $180,000 a year for each of the president’s son’s significant others. The news outlet cited two “GOP sources” who are also informal White House advisers, as confirming the amount to HuffPost.
The payments are reportedly made through companies owned by Brad Parscale — Trump’s re-election campaign manager — in order to skirt Federal Election Commission requirements that mandate political campaigns disclose detailed spending reports, HuffPost reported.
“I can pay them however I want to pay them,” Parscale told HuffPost …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]