US investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly – report

US investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly – reportDonald Trump delivers his inaugural address on 20 January 2017. Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, which managed the $ 107m celebrations in Washington to mark the start of his presidency in 2017, has become the latest focus of federal prosecutors who, according to the Wall Street Journal, are now investigating whether the money was properly spent. The Journal reports that Manhattan-based prosecutors are in the “early stages” of a criminal investigation into how the record sum for such a presidential inauguration was used, as well as whether huge donations were made in return for easy access to the Trump administration as it entered power.



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