President Donald Trump must pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the Trump Foundation engaged in “persistently illegal conduct” for years to benefit politically and financially, a judge ordered Thursday.
Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement that Trump will be “subject to ongoing supervision” by her office and that Trump’s children have already undergone “compulsory training to ensure this type of illegal activity never takes place again.”
“The court’s decision, together with the settlements we negotiated, are a major victory in our efforts to protect charitable assets and hold accountable those who would abuse charities for personal gain,” James said. “My office will continue to fight for accountability because no one is above the law — not a businessman, not a candidate for office, and not even the President of the United States.” – Business insider reports.
In response, President Trump released the following statement: