Former Trump Inaugural Fundraiser Elliott Broidy Investigated By New York Prosecutors
For at least one year, prosecutors have been seeking to determine whether Broidy, a Los Angeles private investor, attempted to illegally profit from his role a fundraiser for Trump’s inauguration.
The U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of New York subpoenaed Trump’s inaugural committee in April for documents pertaining to Broidy, firms linked to him and foreign contacts of his.
Broidy also previously worked as deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee until April 2018. He resigned at that time after reports surfaced that he had paid $1.6 million a former Playboy model who accused him of impregnating her. Broidy did not deny his connection to the woman.
1) Elliott Broidy, Trump-appointed RNC deputy finance chair, is under federal probe.
2) Broidy is accused of taking foreign cash to provide access to Trump under circumstances in which the arrangement would’ve been clear to Trump.
3) Conspiracy to Commit Bribery is impeachable.
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) July 8, 2019
You’ll remember Top GOP Donor Elliott Broidy as the guy who paid his mistress hush money after pressuring her to have an abortion. https://t.co/KLbx2x0q1W
— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) July 8, 2019
@POTUS @VP #Day143TrumpFakeEmergency
AP: Federal grand jury probing
GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy
From article: “…to drum up business deals
with foreign leaders…”#Day899TrumpAdministration (563 days left)@SpeakerPelosi @senatemajldr pic.twitter.com/1QX7s98zIs
— Pariskhevi Kalodimas (@kalodimas) July 8, 2019
Broidy also recently claimed he was hacked after some of his private emails were leaked by the press.
Trump’s 2017 inauguration has already been probed for several reasons related to its financing and the foreign donors invited to the event.
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