Family Trump Inc is clearly planning to cash in bigly on Donald P. G.’s presidency (or should that be precedency?)
The Trump family: a lot of mouths to feed
Time reports: A new Texas nonprofit led by Donald Trump’s grown sons is offering access to the freshly-minted president during inauguration weekend — all in exchange for million-dollar donations to unnamed “conservation” charities, according to interviews and documents reviewed by the Center for Public Integrity.
Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. – two fine young men
The way that charitable trusts operate in the US is that they don’t need to disclose who donors are or who they donate the money to. More importantly, they don’t need to disclose the fees paid to directors.
Offering photo opportunities with President and Trump memorabilia is to for many US systems their 15 minutes of fame (banana not included).
Last week, Ivanka pulled out of an auction for invitations to a coffee date with her. Too tacky, apparently.
Move over Kim Kardashian
Things like this are relatively small beer, but they are an indication that the new president and his family will have their eyes firmly fixed on the main chance.
It may be a while before the voters of the midwest realise that Trump’s election is not going to benefit them economically and wake up to the fact that they have been conned.
My bet is that it will be around the time of the mid-term Congressional elections.