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Reagan Foundation demands Trump and RNC stop raising money off his image: report

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The current Republican president is facing a legal fight from one of his deceased predecessors, according to a new report in The Washington Post.

“The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, which runs the 40th president’s library near Los Angeles, has demanded that President Trump and the Republican National Committee (RNC) quit raising campaign money by using Ronald Reagan’s name and likeness,” columnist Karen Tumulty reported Saturday.

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Tumulty explained that, “What came to the foundation’s attention — and compelled officials there to complain — was a fundraising email that went out July 19 with ‘Donald J. Trump’ identified as the sender and a subject line that read: “Ronald Reagan and Yours Truly.”

“The solicitation offered, for a donation of $45 or more, a ‘limited edition’ commemorative set featuring two gold-colored coins, one each with an image of Reagan and Trump. The coins were mounted with a 1987 photograph of Reagan and Trump shaking hands in a White House receiving line — the type of fleeting contact that presidents have with thousands of people a year,” the newspaper explained. “Proceeds from the coin sales went to the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a joint fundraising operation that benefits both the Trump campaign and the RNC.”

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Trump buried in mockery for latest press briefing of ‘lies and nonsense’

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump delivered his daily coronavirus press briefing, which ended with him on the defensive about a number of topics, from his claims children are nearly "immune" to coronavirus, to his insistence that the Beirut explosion was an attack, to his continued lies about mail-in voting.

His performance drew scorn from commenters on social media.

Trump purposely walked out of the briefing without letting @weijia ask a question!!

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New York prosecutors issue ‘wide-ranging subpoena’ for Trump’s financial documents to Deutsche Bank

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New York prosecutors are showing they're serious about the look into President Donald Trump's finances out of concern for fraud.

The New York Times reported Wednesday afternoon that this is part of the year-long legal battle between Trump and the Manhattan district attorney Cy Vance.

A subpoena was previously issued for Trump's tax returns last year, but Trump fought it all the way to the Supreme Court, where he was told to comply with subpoenas and hand over the documents.

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Trump indicates he cares about money for the first time — saying a GOP convention at the White House is ‘cheaper’

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President Donald Trump hasn't cared about how much things cost in the past, but suddenly he decided he cares about the hefty dollars he has cost the American taxpayer with security for his adult children who work for him and for his many vacations.

During his press briefing Wednesday, Trump said that hosting his GOP convention speech at the White House would be less expensive and that if he was supposed to travel somewhere it would ultimately cost taxpayers a lot of money.

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