RNC covering Trump Jr.’s legal fees: report

RNC covering Trump Jr.’s legal fees: report
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The Republican National Committee (RNC) has reportedly spent almost $200,000 on legal fees for Donald Trump Jr.

According to Politico, $166,000 from the committee’s legal proceedings account went to Alan Futerfas, who is one of Trump Jr.’s attorneys. The law firm Williams & Jensen received $30,000.

The RNC on Tuesday confirmed that it has spent $231,250 on some of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems make history, and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries Pawlenty loses comeback bid in Minnesota Establishment-backed Vukmir wins Wisconsin GOP Senate primary MORE’s legal fees related to the special counsel investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

The legal proceedings account, from which the RNC said it drew pre-existing funds, was created two years ago and allows both party committees to fundraise for legal fees.