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 TrumpDonald John TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy MORE 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 Trump’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.