Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) informed Home Republicans on the IRS whistleblower listening to that if they’re concerned about following proof, they need to examine Ivanka Trump for felony fraud.
.@AOC “If we do wish to observe the proof, maybe we should always focus on Ivanka Trump’s investigation being charged who’s near being charged with felony fraud after Donald Trump’s private legal professional offered political contributions to the native D.A. the costs have been dismissed.” pic.twitter.com/nFg61mcHDF
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) July 19, 2023
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez stated:
Once we speak about political affect, we’re not right here immediately, sadly, as a result of the info have introduced us right here. We’re right here immediately as a result of Donald Trump is exerting an affect marketing campaign in Congress when he’s now not president of america. Along with that, if we wish to speak about expenses which were dismissed, and if we do wish to observe the proof, maybe we should always focus on Ivanka Trump’s investigation being charged — who’s near being charged with felony fraud after Donald Trump’s private legal professional offered political contributions to the native D.A. The costs have been dismissed, and finally we noticed that D.A. Vance, President Trump’s legal professional, offered over $50,000 in political contributions after the case was dismissed.
So we speak about political contributions. If we’re following the proof, that we’re prepared, this committee, if this committee goes to go there, that they open investigations into the dismissed expenses of Ivanka Trump and by the way in which, if the chair — if the mild woman from Georgia,, needed to observe proof, we must also check out hypothetically a case the place intercourse trafficking expenses towards a 17-year-old woman probably —
Rep. Ocasio Cortez ran out of time when she acquired to how the committee ought to examine Matt Gaetz for allegedly intercourse trafficking a 17-year-old woman.
AOC’s feedback usually are not the primary time Ivanka Trump and fraud have been linked. New York’s prison fraud investigation of the Trump Organization extends to Ivanka Trump.
There’s additionally Donald Trump’s tax fraud, the place Ivanka Trump was also a party to the alleged crimes.
If the Oversight Committee was sincerely concerned about following proof, they may spend years investigating Ivanka Trump and her household.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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