U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has forgiven $50 million in loans he made to his campaign, according to an interview with Trump’s finance chief on CNBC on Thursday.
“(Trump) loaned $50 million to the campaign. He’s now forgiven that loan. So that is a contribution,” said Steve Mnuchin to CNBC. “(Trump) has also said he will contribute significantly more money.”
(Reporting by Alana Wise; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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