Conway's husband: Trump Foundation allegations should be referred to US attorney's office

Conway's husband: Trump Foundation allegations should be referred to US attorney's office
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George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayThe Memo: Economic disaster poses danger for Trump Juan Williams: Biden's promises on women are a big deal Overnight Health Care: Senate passes coronavirus aid bill, sending it to Trump | First lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus | Trump invokes defense law to boost response | Lawmakers push for surprise medical bill fix in package MORE, said allegations that the Donald J. Trump Foundation may have violated campaign finance laws should be referred to the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan.

He was responding to a New York Times piece in which experts said it was likely that the Trump Foundation and President TrumpDonald John TrumpHealth insurers Cigna, Humana waive out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus treatment Puerto Rico needs more federal help to combat COVID-19 Fauci says April 30 extension is 'a wise and prudent decision' MORE's campaign violated federal campaign finance laws.

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“These are obviously very serious allegations, and they should be referred to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York,” George Conway tweeted Sunday morning. 

The New York attorney general’s office filed a lawsuit against the president and his foundation last week, alleging that Trump and his charity violated federal and state laws.

The lawsuit includes allegations that the Trump campaign directed how donations held by the Trump Foundation should be distributed, and that the charity made an unreported $2.8 million in-kind donation to the campaign.

The attorney general’s office also sent a pair of referral letters to the Federal Election Commission and the IRS, saying the charity may have violated federal election and tax laws.

The referral letters came as New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood's (D) office filed a lawsuit against the foundation, seeking its dissolution.

Conway has appeared to use Twitter to criticize Trump and his administration in the past — last month he shared tweets knocking the president for a Memorial Day tweet touting his achievements.